Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Emuya: Imomodo Lowalongole - Lowalongole is sulking

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  • Cultures

    Karamojong, Karamojong (Napore)

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006137 (copy of C105/10)

  • Recording date


  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Moroto Senior Secondary School, Moroto, Uganda

  • Performers

    Longole, William

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    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. Song for dancing performed only in northern Karamoja; led by William Longole (Napore). Text: Imomodo Imomodo Lowangole is sulking, is sulking; Lowalongole / Imomodo otoro let us go and see Lowalongole sulking.; Ongalingotenge lokong - lokong (i.e. Lowangongole) has been blamed; Natikoka ka kilwak - for something that is now his fault. (Chorus repeats words of the soloist).

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