Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Lowi zi bara alu alu. Jale a dri kwa ni olere dro

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:01

  • Cultures

    Ma'di

  • Shelf mark

    C23/22

  • Subjects

    Oda longo [story song]

  • Recording date

    1968-04-07 to 1968-04-08

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Metu Pr.7 Integrated school, 5 miles off Gulu Road near Moyo, West Nile, Uganda

  • Performers

    Drawe, Pascasius (olere), Unidentified (bells)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Oda longo [story song]. Jale was son of a Sudanese woman - he was eaten by a hyena; the woman found his forearm - sang this song and a herdsman found the bone and made a flute from it. Performance note: This recording features: one Olere flute and bells. Performer's note: Pascasius Drawe (Metu clan) - Olere; All teenage school boys. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.29.A10.

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