Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Lamo Tidi

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:08

  • Cultures

    Acholi

  • Shelf mark

    C23/17

  • Recording date

    1965-11-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bombo village, Buganda (c 30 m north of Kampala), Uganda

  • Performers

    Obaloka, Isimael (singer, male, nanga)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Speakers

    Blacking, John (male)

  • Description

    Performance note: Song with Nanga (rectangular trough zither played on top of calabash agwata awal); strings played l-r facing performer, LH first then RH in analytical recording; assume it is similar to next item; many Acholi lived in the Bombo area of Buganda in 1960s; followed by separate hand parts. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.23.B7 [announced as no. 43].

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