Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ekitaaguriro (men's dance)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:16:27

  • Cultures

    Nyankore

  • Shelf mark

    C23/46

  • Recording date

    1988-08-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Mubangizi's homestead, Ryeishe, Kitabi, west Nkore, Uganda

  • Performers

    Kitabi cultural group

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: Preceeded by clap. Seated elder leads singing. Omukuri flute enters later during dancing. Accompanied by enyungu pots sounded with banana fibre beaters. Second soloist takes over singing. Foot stamping very prominent during dancing. Much overblowing by flutist at times. Woman also sings during dancing. Long performance - over 15 minutes Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.18.1.

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Ekitaaguriro (men's dance)

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