Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Gaakobe = A married man is well-off

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:44

  • Cultures

    Adhola

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Subjects

    Ntongooli song of 'were' type

  • Recording date

    1965-11-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Nabyogo Primary School, Adhola county near Nagongera, Uganda

  • Performers

    Oburu, Josea (singer, male, ntongooli), Unidentified (dancers, leg bells), Unidentified (gwara), Unidentified (teke)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Ntongooli song of 'were' type. This probably means just 'song'; with teke (percussion beam), gwara (side-blown trumpet) and leg bells. Performer's note: Josea Oburu of Bujwala. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.B4 [announced wrongly as 22c].

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Gaakobe = A married man is well-off

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