Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:00

  • Cultures

    Rwanda

  • Shelf mark

    C23/23

  • Subjects

    Ikyevugo (recitation)

  • Recording date

    1968-04-24

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    within a few miles of the Congo and Rwandan borders, Karambi Village, Gomb, Busanga, Bufumbira, Kigezi, Uganda

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Speakers

    Tereraho, Mikaairi (male)

  • Description

    Item note: Ikyevugo (recitation). Bufumbira is one of the old volcanic peaks right on the border where mountain gorillas still exist and Bufumbira county is the area on the Ugandan slopes of the mountain. Performance note: Recited unaccompanied. Performer's note: Singer was one of the abaseengo dancers. The abaseengo playing the iseengo flutes were formerly musicians to the local king who was son of one of the Rwandan kings sent to rule over this area. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PC30.A10 [announced as item 4].

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