Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Two Luhya songs

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:11:14

  • Cultures

    Luyia

  • Shelf mark

    C23/23

  • Recording date

    1968-03

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Eldoret, Rift Valley Province, Kenya

  • Performance occasion

    Up Country Music Festival

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers, children)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Introduced by the European woman leader. Ends with 'Tunaka gyenda'. Performance note: First song with fiddle accompaniment. Second performance (choral) has several changes of tune in it. Much shrieking by one performer. Performer's note: School children. Recording note: Extremely low levels because of microphone fault. Recording level improves in second performance. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PC30.A6.

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Two Luhya songs

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