Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
Erikyembe Lamellaphone song
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roadside clearing, Kalengere, Bufumbira, Kigezi district, Uganda
Sebisaga (singer, male, erikyembe)
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).