Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Children's mini-drama part 1 of 5: Mutyabaani....alibaani?

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:05

  • Cultures

    Soga

  • Shelf mark

    C23/38

  • Recording date

    1987-09-27

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Maganda's village, near Iganga, Busoga, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (children)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: This was Cooke's first return visit to Uganda since 1968. Many of the informants were old friends who had survived 19 years of political turmoil and war. Conditions in southern Uganda were bad - the infrastructure of the country was in ruins and manufactured goods were in desperately short supply. Northern Uganda was still at war with the new President of Uganda, Museveni; The 1987 visit was made possible through the generosity of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and the Travel and Research Committee of the University of Edinburgh. Performance note: Sung as the children enter the arena. Followed by speech by school-teacher/leader. Performer's note: Children from local Primary School. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG87.25.5.

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Children's mini-drama part 1 of 5: Mutyabaani....alibaani?

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