Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:23

  • Cultures

    Nyoro

  • Shelf mark

    C23/24

  • Subjects

    Amakondere (engwara) song.

  • Recording date

    1968-06-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Jinja Roadside Near Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    Heartbeat of Africa Nyoro Trumpet Band

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Amakondere (engwara) song. Another version of the song transcribed by Sylvester at Achal at National Teachers College 18 months previously. Performance note: With five or more amakondere composite wood / gourd horns. Performer's note: Members Nyoro trumpet band from Heartbeat of Africa (probably also former royal trumpet band). Recording note: Recorded at roadside while awaiting for march past of parade for Prime Minister. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG1964-8.32.B2.

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