Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Otule (cone flute) song

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Barr sub-county HQ, Barr, Lira district, Lango, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (otule), Unidentified (singers, female, dancers)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Recording note: Recordings were made with a Sony DAT Walkman model TCD - D8 (kindly loaned by the School of Scottish Studies) machine and a matching single point stereo microphone (Sony ECM 959A which PC purchased shortly before his visit began). Recordist's note: NB. in Peter Cooke's notes this is: PCUG97.1.25 [continued]. Performance note: An attempt at reviving an old tradition. Several cone flutes made from antelope horns are used hocket fashion to play the melodies. Performer's note: Mixed group (women singing and dancing, men playing flutes).

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Otule (cone flute) song

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