Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Maro ma doye aryo = Mother in law tries to play a 2-way game

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  • Cultures

    Acholi (Labwor)

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  • Subjects

    Adungu song [woman's song of complaint]

  • Recording date

    1968-01-04 to 1968-01-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Patongo, Acholi, Uganda

  • Performers

    Cwa, Mrs. Gerisoni (adungu)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Adungu song [woman's song of complaint]. Performance note: This recording features Adungu - musical bow, single string strung accross the arch three times; tuned slowly with repeated efforts to adjust string by playing simple melody; untied three times and re-stretched. Performer's note: Wife of the leader of the Bwola dancers in the heartbeat of Afirca Troupe; from Patongo Kiteny. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.19.B14.

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