Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
Atenusu dance song
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Atenusu dance song of Akisuk type
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Asinge, nr. Kwapa village, Tororo, Eastern Region, Uganda
Imelait, Agnes (singer, female), Okware, Mary (whistle)
Item note: Atenusu dance song of Akisuk type [popular jumping dance of the Tororo Tesots]. Performance note: One double skin drum and one whistle; whistle is not played at funerals but is used in twin birth songs; includes the words "Ejokuna akidore k'ore" [it is good giving birth at home]; Atenusa is the generic name for drum and drum music - information by Laban Erapu, Edinburgh Graduate student from Kwapa neighbourhood. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.22.A3.