Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Embaga

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:36

  • Cultures

    Ganda

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Subjects

    Embaga Song

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Uganda Museum, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    Ssempeke, Albert (singer, male, ndingidi) [?]

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Speakers

    Blacking, John (male)

  • Description

    Item note: Embaga Song. Performance note: With ndingidi (tube fiddle); (embaga, literally 'the wedding feast', consists of a bowl lyre, one or two spike tube bowed lutes, one or two notched flutes and an embuutu - kettledrum). Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.B6 [announced as tape number 3 item 42 by John Blacking].

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