Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Soga wrestling music with wrestling

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:04

  • Cultures

    Soga

  • Shelf mark

    C23/43

  • Recording date

    1988-07-23

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Village of John Kasata, Uganda

  • Performers

    Kasata, John

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: Musicians process in to music, short pause then wrestling song starts. Whole item is built into a mini-drama where different wrestlers compete, including a boaster. Several pairs of wrestlers compete in turn. Much amusement created and cheering from audience as different ones are beaten including the boaster. Performer's note: John Kasata and group. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.10.2.

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