Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Erikyembe Lamellaphone song

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:12:55

  • Cultures

    Twa

  • Shelf mark

    C23/63

  • Recording date

    1993-03-01

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    roadside clearing, Kalengere, Bufumbira, Kigezi district, Uganda

  • Performers

    Sebisaga (singer, male, erikyembe)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: General chat as man begins to try and tune his erikyembe (1hr 17'). Tries playing a few snatches of a song as tuning tests in between adjustments to keys. at pgm 39 eventually begins to play and another man sings for a minute. Some chat in background. Song stops and starts. Returns to tuning. Eventually gives up. Performer's note: Sebisaga (male Mutwa). Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG93.3.12 (pgm 23-3).

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Erikyembe Lamellaphone song

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