Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
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Okeme (lamellophone) songs
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Bar Twang ("the place for fish"), near Apac, Lira district, Lango, Uganda
Bar Twang Okeme Group
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: PCUG97.4.16. Performance note: Announced as 6th song. (abicel) 12 beat cycle (drum beat). Followed by more tuning of bass okeme and smaller instruments. Repairs also made to Bass after a battery change. Keys are moved around then tenor instrument is tuned at same time.