Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Nanjobe / Veneneka / Mubandusa (Ebyasi) / Nandikuwadde (Kalagala e Bbembe) / Kawumpuli [?]

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    Akadinda song

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Music department, Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    Cooke, Andrew (amadinda), Muyinda, Evaristo 1916-1993 (singer, male, amadinda), Ssebuwufu, Simeo (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Akadinda song. Performance note: (1) Ssebuwufu sings words for the song while Akadinda is played. (2) On small amadinda; preceded by chat with Muyinda asking Muyinda if he knows certain songs. Mr. Muyinda says he doesn't know entenga music. Plays Veneneka on his small amadinda with Andrew Cooke. Okunaga part is played over. (3) On small amadinda; Muyinda sings versions of the song. (4) On small amadinda; Mr. Muyinda plays with Andrew on small amadinda and then sings texts. (5) On small amadinda; Muyinda sings words. Muyinda is asked for the story about the song. Gives a brief explanation. This plague works very quickly, by one or two o'clock one is dead. Possibly dates back to Kabaka Kyabaggu. Then he takes his harp to tune it and is recorded doing so. Recording note: Stereo digital recordings were made using a Sony DAT Walkman machine on cassettes mostly of two hours duration with Sennheiser omnidirectional microphones. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG92.9.1 (pgm 01); 9.2 (pgm 02); 9.3 (pgm 03); 9.4 (pgm 04); 9.5 (pgm 05).

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