Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Nyaromira e, awobune wok kakanega = My dear niece, where has the young man reached?

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:16

  • Cultures

    Alur (Jonam)

  • Shelf mark

    C23/21

  • Subjects

    Larakaraka dance song

  • Recording date

    1968-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Panyango Primary School, near Pachwach, Alur, West Nile, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (comb and tin scraper), Unidentified (large flat cylindrical drum), Unidentified (osegu group), Unidentified (small cylindrical drum)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Larakaraca dance song. Osegu flutes were used originally for the Osegu dance of the Okebo people (not Larakaraca - a dance indigenous to Acholi). Performance note: With two small cylindrical drums, one large flat cylindrical drum, one comb and tin scraper, seven Osegu (stopped reed flute ensemble - no stops in side; each flute produces one note only). Performer's note: Pupils of Panyango Primary School, near Pakwach. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.28.A1.

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