Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Abakebezi bali e Kitende

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    Traditional royal harp [Ennanga] song

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Nakawa, near Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    Mr. Kasule (singer, male, ennanga)

  • Recordist

    Busuulwa, Bulasio for Peter Cooke

  • Description

    Item note: Traditional royal harp [Ennanga] song. Important because this was the last time any royal harpist was recorded. Performer's note: Mr. Kasule, omulanga (harpist) formerly to Kabaka Muteesa II. Royal harpist. His voice sounds very similar to that of the legendary Temuteo Mukasa. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.45.A2.

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