Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Women's emblem songs

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    2CDR0006164 (copy of C105/28 C13)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Lolet village, north-east of Lotome, Moroto, Uganda

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    by invitation of the woman from Lolet. Women's songs sung by women of the village (the men not being allowed to participate). Cycle of women's emblem songs interspersed with akiwar: Akiwar: Aioye; Song of the Ngadruko (tree) Group: Toduk yee - Yes, they (birds) are building; Variation on song: Logilio toduk - The starling is building; Akiwar: Aioye; New song: Song of the Ngakomomua (Anthills) Generation Group: Akimuko a kejamu: That which is often covered with a hide; Aliwar: Ngae kewo - When (a new one) grows.

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