Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Embaire [xylophone] tuning

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    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    home village of Kirya Mpanuka Soga student, Nalenya 1, Buhumba, Bulamogi, Busoga, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (embaire)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Visit made to give students chance of fieldwork and use of tape recorder. Performance note: This recording features the typical embaire log xylophone resting on banana stems played by the Soga. Recording note: Some overmodulation on this tape. Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG1964-8.20.A6 [announced as item 8].

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