Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Twa dance

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:28

  • Cultures

    Twa

  • Shelf mark

    C23/22

  • Subjects

    Twa dance song

  • Recording date

    1968-04-22

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Muko, Kigezi district, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers, female)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Twa dance song. Traditional women's dance song. Performance note: Sung in Rutwa with handclapping. Notice harmony and canonic imitation. Performer's note: Batwa pygmies who visited the Rest house just as Obote was leaving. Nothing known about this group; they are now possibly settled some six or seven miles from Muko. Recording note: Recorded during a visit to Kigezi with President Obote's political tour. Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.29.B.5 [announced as no. 20].

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