Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ogenya waki yotasobole

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:56

  • Cultures

    Soga

  • Shelf mark

    C23/15

  • Subjects

    wrestling song [for encouragement]

  • Recording date

    1967-02-19

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    home village of Kirya Mpanuka Soga student, Nalenya 1, Buhumba, Bulamogi, Busoga, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (kamenya), Unidentified (nduuni), Unidentified (omugaabe), Unidentified (omugeje)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Wrestling song [for encouragement]. Visit made to give students chance of fieldwork and use of tape recorder. Performance note: This recording features three short Uganda type drums - Omugeje, Nduuni, Kamenya, one Omugaabe [single skin, long drum]; song is followed by individual drums in this order: Omugeje, all, Omugeje, all, Nduuni, all, Kamenya, all, Omugaabe. Recording note: Some overmodulation on this tape. Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG1964-8.20.A7 a+b [announced as item 9].

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