Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Kagoro song

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  • Cultures

    Tyap (Kagoro)

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006171 (copy of C105/32)

  • Recording date


  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Makabong village, near Kagoro, Nigeria

  • Performers

    Awan, Awdu, Eja, Sarnet, Yatu

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    All notes transcribed from spoken announcements on tapes: Recording number one called ? [enya.....yanga] in Kagoro language; recorded by Awdu Awan; playing zunzum [raft zither] and Eja, Yatu and Sarnet playing kimkim [musical pot] in Makudu village near Kagoro; [male voice leading song, female voices singing repetitive melismatic refrain; kimkim, zunzum]. For detailed notes and cross references see: "A descriptive catalogue of recorded sound" compiled by Ken A Gourlay for the musicology section of the Centre for Nigerian Cultural Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

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