Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Xylophone song

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:12:42

  • Cultures

    Gwere

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Subjects

    Endara (xylophone) song

  • Recording date

    1965-11-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Nabyogo Primary School, Adhola county near Nagongera, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (bul), Unidentified (endara), Unidentified (fumbo), Xylophone team

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Endara (xylophone) song. Performance note: One endara with 14 keys also one bul (drum), one fumbo (long drum). Xylophone keys very large and thick like logs. Tuning taken, Drum player always began with left hand, long drum always began with a steady beat with later variants (accents marking the dance steps). Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.A7 [announced as 17a].

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Xylophone song

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