Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Igononoe ekitoe - the tree that is likely to fall

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    2CDR0006137 (copy of C105/10)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Moroto Senior Secondary School, Moroto, Uganda

  • Performers

    Loruk, Lawrence (kangole)

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    The following notes are transcribed from typed notes in IMC file:; Boys of S1. Recorded in a classroom concurrently with recordings made by John Blacking and Lois Anderson at Moroto Senior Secondary School; School boys sing: Girls and General songs; Recording arranged by John Bultler, headmaster of the school.Women's Emblem song: Igononoe ekitoe - the tree that is likely to fall. Lead: Lawrence Loruk (Kaangole); Described as 'sung by girls when collecting wild fruits'.Text: Solo 1: Igononoe Ekitoe - There are fruits on the tree; Solo 2: Ekodokodoi Ekitoe - The tree is Ekodokodoi (possibly accacia); Solo 3: Ekitoe Ato Lokotla - The tree belongs to Lokotla; Solo 4: Ekigirigirioi Ekitoe - The tree is an ekigirigirioi; Solo 5: Igononoe Akoda - The fruit belongs to Akoda; Chorus: Igonoe Ekitoe - there are fruits on the tree; Ioye Ioye - (Expression of pleasure); Torolokitoe - Go and see the tree; Ka Ononia - which is dried up.Order of performance: S1 - C; S1 - C; S2 - C; S3 - C; S4 - C; S5 - C; S3 - C; S2 - C; S4 - C; S1 - C.

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