Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Nywal oroo Arao = Arao cannot produce

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    Beer song with Oleta

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    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Ojul, 3 miles from Abako village, Lango, Uganda

  • Performers

    Kolnerio, Owuni (singer, male, oleta)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Beer song with Oleta. Performance note: This recording features Oleta flute - 4-holed notched aluminium flute; text: Nywel oroo Arao, Arao in iber ata, tung nywal dangpe: Arao cannot produce, Arao, you are beautiful for nothing, You cannot produce. Performer's note: Of the Atek clan of Ojul village. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG1964-8.20.A4.

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