Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:10

  • Cultures

    Alur

  • Shelf mark

    C23/21

  • Subjects

    Wer jok [religious song]

  • Recording date

    1968-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Alur, West Nile, Uganda

  • Performers

    Azi, Wod (olema), Unidentified (singers)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Wer jok [religious song]. Performance note: Olema flute. Usually danced with engara (ankle bells); flute, percussion beam; tin bowl (in a place of long drum); accompanied by choral and solo singing, some heterephony. Performer's note: Wod Azi and friends from Ochebo village. His children are not interested in learning flute - they are away at work. Recording note: Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.28.A6.

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