Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Lamellophone song and tuning

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:46

  • Cultures

    Gwere

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Subjects

    Nkongo 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

    Gongola, Christosom (singer, male, nkongo), Kyuka, Gioni (rattle), Mukesi, Mubagi Sabyevu (nkongo)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Nkongo song. Performance note: Two nkongos, one aluminium flat rattle; su Each Nkongo had 12 keys with a short spare key in the middle. Narrow end of instrument decorated with goat hair; Analytical recordings also made - left hand player then rt. hand player. Performer's note: All of Baumo clan. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.A6 [announced as 9].

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