Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ekitaaguriro (men's dance song)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:14:12

  • 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. Tonal level raised when pot drums enter. Then drums fall silent and song continues. Drums again, with dancing. Flute enters - much overblowing. Then song taken up again, then flute again during dancing, then song again but chorus weaker. Dancing and flute once more, dancers turn away from mic for a while. Woman then briefly takes up singing while flute continues for a while. Man takes over singing again, then flute and vigorous dancing. No more items recorded. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.20.3.

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