Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
Y'omwana yalira (Baby is crying)
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
roadside clearing, Kalengere, Bufumbira, Kigezi district, Uganda
Unidentified (singers, female)
Item note: Women's song. Performance note: Begun by two women, one responding to the other. Others then join in. Handclapping also: all rather similar to Kiga dance song. Pitch is raised, song stops then restarts at higher pitch level with drum (plastic) also now coming in. Performer's note: Batwa women. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG93.3.14 (pgm 43).