Peter Cooke Uganda Collection
Ngati muthako Zair odok i Kongo = He who wants the 'zaire' should return to the Conto
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Adungu dance song
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Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings
Alur, West Nile, Uganda
Cornello (smaller adungu), Noberto (large adungu), Unidentified (ngara), Unidentified (oludhuru), Unidentified (singers, male)
Item note: Adungu dance song. Performance note: Two Adungu bow harps, Ngara (pellet bells worn on legs), Oludhuru (percussion beam - two beaters); the tube zither often accompanies these instruments; song is followed by tuning of both Adungu. Performer's note: Noberto of the Jopangira clan (large adungu); Cornello from Congo (smaller adungu). Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.28.A4 a + b.
User notes for this item
African Harmony: *Varying parallel dyad intervals are used in the lower voices *upper voices use pedal note (in top voice) with melodic counter point used in the tenor voice *vocal harmonies are difficult to determine from the recording
Posted by Daniel Jones, Researcher on 19/03/2019 03:17:00