Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Awobe ajoni obalo wi nyara o do / Omako won long oreto piny

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  • Subjects

    Okeme (lamellophone) song

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Canon Lawrence Teacher Training College, 5 miles South of Lira District, Lango, Uganda.

  • Performers

    Mr. Okene (okeme)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: PCUG97.6.11: Same song as for item 8 [C23/79 BD8] but faster and with variations. has 16-beat cycle. PCUG97.6.10: Same song as previous item but faster. Has a 13-beat cycle?; Performed in Lango tuning. Recording note: Recordings were made with a Sony DAT Walkman model TCD - D8 (kindly loaned by the School of Scottish Studies) machine and a matching single point stereo microphone (Sony ECM 959A which PC purchased shortly before his visit began). Recordist's note: NB. in Peter Cooke's notes this is: PCUG97.6.10 (pgm 10) / PCUG97.6.11 (pgm 11). Performer's note: Mr. Okene (lecturer) [musoga].

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