Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

ECWA church song

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    2CDR0006171 (copy of C105/32)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    ECWA church, Kafanchan township, Kaduna State, Nigeria

  • Description

    All notes transcribed from spoken announcements on tapes: The second record is ?? [local language]; [percussion starts - 65-member women's choir supported by 5 or 6 pot-shaped kimkim, 1 dumbell-shaped kimkim and 3 gourd rattles singing western-style hymns homophonically]; [ECWA: Evangelical Church of West Africa - See also: Ames, David W. and Gourlay, Ken A. (1978): "Kimkim: A Woman's Musical Pot" from African Arts 11 (2) p.60][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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