Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Batwa women, part 4 of 5: Women's songs

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    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    roadside clearing, Kalengere, Bufumbira, Kigezi district, Uganda

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singers, female)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Performance note: Song has a five-pulse clap pattern (2+1+2); Second song of this group is Tinda or Simba (see earlier item). Group has now swollen in size. Some ululation, shouts from men as they dance. Performer's note: Batwa women. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG93.3.10 (pgm 20).

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African harmony: *homophonic parallelism

Posted by Daniel Jones, Researcher on 01/04/2019 03:44:00