Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ekyevugo (heroic recitation in Runyankore)

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    Nyankore (Hima)

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    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Kitabi Parish Priest's home, Uganda

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Speakers

    Tibasiimwa, Dominic (male)

  • Description

    Performance note: Contains occasional phrase in English. Appreciative applause at end. Performer's note: Local 15 yr-old school boy with considerable interest in traditional culture. Regarded as a local youthful expert composer of ekyevugo texts. Around 4 young men (seminarists) recruited to serve as a chorus. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG93.3.5 (pgm 07).

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Ekyevugo (heroic recitation in Runyankore)

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