Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Nabeso Bakumakyalo

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  • Subjects

    Political protest song

  • Recording date

    1966-12-30 to 1966-12-31

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Nyankonda [Nyankonde?], Bunyangule, Uganda

  • Composer

    Nturanke, Rev. Michael

  • Performers

    Baitwamasa, Yolamu (leader)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Political protest song. Song based on Protestant hymn tune (composed by Rev. Michael Nturanke) about Bamba and Bakonjo (how their country is these days). The speech is about whether what they fought for in Rwenzururu will come to happen (according to Ndorakarusoke). Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 10, TRACK A, item no. 11.

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