Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Omusango Gw'enyama

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:44

  • Cultures

    Luganda

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Subjects

    Royal song (in Luganda) with endongo (bowl lyre) accompaniment

  • Recording date

    1965-10-27

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Uganda Museum, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    Muyinda, Evaristo 1916-1993 (singer, male, endongo)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Royal song (in Luganda) with endongo (bowl lyre) accompaniment. Song followed by analytical recording of tunings. Performance note: Endongo with 8 strings; 1- 4 called Njawuzi, 5 (lowest) Gganga; 6 Olufuule; 7 Olutamba; 8 Olwawagulu. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.A1.

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