Peter Cooke Uganda Collection


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  • Subjects

    Eluma dance

  • Recording date

    1966-12-30 to 1966-12-31

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bynyangule village, Uganda

  • Performers

    Mukidi, George, Suza, Tedro (singer), Unidentified (singers, flutes)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Eluma dance. Performance note: This Amba Eluma dance contains mixture of Kutombya rhythms and steps at first, then Kucicirira and singing. The recording features two drums, leg bells and 22 Eluma reed flutes. Performer's note: 22 members of the Biito clan. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 10, TRACK A, item no. 5.

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