Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ssematimba ne Kikwabanga (Ssematimba and Kikwabanga)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:10:16

  • Cultures

    Ganda

  • Shelf mark

    C23/46

  • Subjects

    Ganda historical song sung to ennanga harp accompaniment

  • Recording date

    1988-11-14

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Conference room, School of Scottish Studies, University Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

  • Performers

    Ssempeke, Albert (singer, male, ennanga)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Ganda historical song sung to ennanga harp accompaniment. Well known Kiganda royal song. See also: Cooke, Peter (1987): "Ssematimba ne Kikwabanga : The music and poetry of a Ganda historical song", World of Music, xxix/2, p 49-68 (with F. Katamba). Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.22.1.

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