Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
Duk (in Tepeth), Naleyo (in Pokot or Suk)
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Tepeth Dance song
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Moruita township, Karamoja District, Uganda
Unidentified (singers, female and male)
Item note: Tepeth Dance song. Flute is rim-blown two-holed bark flute of the lobelia spike plant. Vernacular name of the plant is Serwat. Flute's name is Sereu. First fingers of each hand used to cover the holes. Flute is often played in ensembles. Text of choral response is 'Iya da'; [N.B Tepeth is an alternate name for Soo and Pokot and Suk are both alternate names for Pökoot]. Performer's note: Locomin, Katekok Clan and friends. Recording note: Recorded on Uher at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG1964-8.32.B4 [announced as first Tepeth item].