Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:20

  • Cultures

    Nyankore

  • Shelf mark

    C23/29

  • Subjects

    Kinyankore Hima (cattle people) song and recitation

  • Recording date

    1966

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Music department hall, National Teachers' College, Uganda

  • Performers

    Kizza, Christopher (ndingidi), Mubangizi, Benedicto K. (singer, male), Unidentified (singers, female and male)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Speakers

    Mubangizi, Benedicto K. (male)

  • Description

    Item note: Kinyankore Hima (cattle people) song and recitation. Performance note: Prefaced by spoken introduction by Mubangizi. Includes some hissing by performers who imitate style of Bahima performers; Heroic recitation accompanied with appropriate choral responses; The song returns to close the performance; thanks (webare! are uttered at the end). Performer's note: C. Kizza (ndingidi - tube fiddle) and student group. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.48.B11.

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