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Kiganda royal praise song in Mowogola rhythm
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Outside Bamunanika palace (Kabaka's country palace near Wobulenzi, Lwero district), Uganda
Nabuunya, Fatuma (singer, female), Sanyu group
Item note: Kiganda royal praise song in Mowogola rhythm. Performance note: Mpuunyi drum not well played and of too high a pitch. Two baaksimba drums and two Nankasa drums used (a newish style imported brom Kooki district). Mowogola is a faster dance rhythm than baakisimba and often follows on from baakisimba. Performer's note: Fatuma Nabuunya (Engeye clan) - soloist. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG94.7.8 (pgm 38).