Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Gganga aluwa (or alula) / Balagana enkonge (or Atudde mu ntebe)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:08:51

  • 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. He had learned this version of the song from a published recording of Temuteo Mukasa. (The song used for published recording on Ssempeke! cassette - 1CA0030909) Performance note: Catalogue says there are two songs here. 1: Whole song, then some retuning, then separate hands only with no singing. 2: Separate hands only, right hand first. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.22.3 - 22.4.

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