Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Emudiru dance

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:32

  • Cultures

    Adhola

  • Shelf mark

    C23/16

  • Subjects

    Emudiru dance

  • Recording date

    1968-02-20

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Asinge, nr. Kwapa village, Tororo, Eastern Region, Uganda

  • Performers

    Edet (percussion trough), Okiru, Lawrence (fumbu Mudiriu)

  • Description

    Item note: Emudiru dance [popular song type for any festivity - a woman's song in praise of her aunt's son, possibly her husband]. Performance note: Ateke, percussion trough, beaten by 2 sticks and fumbo, single skin long drum; an Adhola song because several Adhola people present at this festivity. Performer's note: Lawrence Okiru [fumbu Mudiriu drum]. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.22.A4.

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