Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

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  • Subjects

    Royal song

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Music department hall, National Teachers' College, Kyambogo, Uganda

  • Performers

    Busuulwa, Bulasio (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Royal song. Performance note: Announced as Item number eight then six by fieldworker. Sung solo with clap for transcription and comparison with flute versions. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.49.A7.

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The performer was wrongly identified in my documentation. His name should be Livingstone Musisi, a colleague of Busuulwa and working with him at the National Teachers' College. He was formerly a royal musician - a member of the Entenga (drum-chime) ensemble in the Lubiri palace).

Posted by Peter Cooke, Retired lecturer , SOAS on 09/11/2015 21:24:00