Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ibanda mugongo watembo = The back on an elephant

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:27

  • Cultures

    Rwanda

  • Shelf mark

    C23/22

  • Subjects

    Kubyina [Nyarwanda men's dance song]

  • Recording date

    1968-04-22

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Kisoro, Bufumbira District, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (drum), Unidentified (singers, male)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Kubyina [Nyarwanda men's dance song]. The culture is Runyarwanda, an alternate name for Rwanda, language of Rwanda and Uganda. Performance note: With one drum. Performer's note: Group of Banyarwanda from Gitendere, Bufumbira. 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.6 [announced as no. 21].

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Ibanda mugongo watembo = The back on an elephant

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