Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Beer music

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:43

  • Cultures

    Masaba

  • Shelf mark

    C23/27

  • Subjects

    Lukkokolo or Luhengere (beer music)

  • Recording date

    1968-06-30

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bumasifwa Gombolola HQ, Bugisu district, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (debe tin), Unidentified (medium drum), Unidentified (singers), Unidentified (small drum)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Lukkokolo or Luhengere (beer music). Performance note: With one medium drum, one small drum and one debe tin; music so named after the beer pot. Debe tin is a substitute for a percussion trough. An ad hoc arrangement. Performer's note: Various workers from the bulungi bwansi road building project near the HQ. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.37.A5.

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