Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Kisoga drumming in Irongo style

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bishop Willis Dem. School campus, Uganda

  • Performers

    Hiriya, Yosiah (drum), Kyakwise, Stephen (drum), Ngobi, Patrick (drum)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: Stick drum on left channel, long drum on right channel. Further demonstration. In middle the long drum stops while stick drum continues to demonstrate, then change over. Different strokes are demonstrated in turn with commentary by fieldworker. Then different strokes are demonstrated in turn on long drum with commentary by fieldworker. Recording note: Slight crackle when stick drum re-enters just before end. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG94.7.6 (pgm 10-11); 7.7 (pgm 12); 7.8 (pgm 13); 7.9 (pgm 15); 7.10 (pgm 16-18).

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