Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ssinga mbuuse (If I had wings)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:29

  • Cultures

    Ganda

  • Shelf mark

    C23/29

  • Subjects

    Kiganda royal song

  • Recording date

    1966

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Performers

    Ssensamba (singer, male), Unidentified (drums), Unidentified (ndere group)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Kiganda royal song. Performance note: Several students demonstarte their prowess on flutes of different sizes while Ssensamba sings; Busuulwa also plays (probably the top part on akatemyo - smallest - flute); Drums end before the flute. Performer's note: Ssensamba (royal flute band singer). Students - Ndere flute consort and drums. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.48.B2.

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Ssinga mbuuse (If I had wings)

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