Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Embaire song

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    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Home of James Maganda, Kawete, Busoga, Uganda

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    James Maganda's xylophone players

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: For later recording of same song see 88.11-12. Performance note: Recorded after finish of enswezi dancing. Accompanied by rattle and drum and some dancing by young girls. Contains variations. Recording note: Some crackle at start. Recorded at 3 3/4 ips, recorded on video. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.5.3.

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Embaire song

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