Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Mulete yona yona

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:49

  • Cultures

    Kakwa

  • Shelf mark

    C23/21

  • Subjects

    Mute

  • Recording date

    1968-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    near Koboko, Kakwa, West Nile, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (Kakwa drums), Unidentified (singers, male), Unidentified (yuge)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Mute. Recording of post-funeral rites (naming of heir) of a Kakwa family, near Koboko. Performance note: This recording features three tall Kakwa drums [hand beaten], and Yuge [horn, made from 4'6" length of drainpipe]; recorded out of doors during the dancing in very crowded circumstances. Performer's note: Whole family and visitors. Recording note: Recording made during visit to West Nile. Recorded at 3 3/4 ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.28.B8 [announced as number 17].

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