Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Kaluna

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:44

  • Cultures

    Gwere

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Subjects

    Nkongo (lamellaphone song).

  • Recording date

    1965-11-03

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    4 miles east of Terinyi ferry in Bugwere, Eastern Uganda

  • Performers

    Kalinjeru, Sabani (singer, male, nkongo)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Nkongo (lamellaphone song). First recording made in company of members of African music course, including J. Blacking, Lois Anderson, Susan Bowles and others; Preceeded by analytical recording for tuning in order R, L, R (13 keys played left to right); Then the song. Performer's note: (mugwere) of the Mwisemena clan (a large clan). Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.A2 [announced as item 7].

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