Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Mary yange guma omwoyo, part 1 of 3

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    Embaire song in kinyole style

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    James Maganda's homestead, Kawete, Busoga, Uganda

  • Performers

    Kabooga, R. (empuunyi), Kapere , P. (mwawuzi), Maganda, F. (first bass mixer), Mutasa, G. (second bass mixer), Mutasa, M. (mutabuzi), Mutasa, W. (obutoma solo), Nabirye, Esther (dancer), Nabirye, Night (dancer), Unidentified (men, children)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Embaire song in kinyole style. Performance note: Singers join in with children singing the responses. Performer's note: Men and Children of Kawete village. F. Maganda - first bass mixer, G. Mutasa - second bass mixer, Night Nabirye - dancer, Esther Nabirye (younger sister) - dancer, R. Kabooga - empuunyi (solo bass), M. Mutasa - mutabuzi (mixer), P. Kapere - mwawuzi (starter). Recording note: Recorded at 7+ips. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG88.11.2.

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