Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ekirya / Lubaale wa munno akeerantya

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  • Subjects

    Traditional Kiganda song

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    National Theatre, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performance occasion

    Teacher Training Colleges' Music Festival

  • Performers

    Shimoni? Teachers' College Choir

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Traditional Kiganda song. This was Cooke's first return visit to Uganda since 1968. Many of the informants were old friends who had survived 19 years of political turmoil and war. Conditions in southern Uganda were bad - the infrastructure of the country was in ruins and manufactured goods were in desperately short supply. Northern Uganda was still at war with the new President of Uganda, Museveni; The 1987 visit was made possible through the generosity of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and the Travel and Research Committee of the University of Edinburgh. Performance note: Has some harmony in choral line in second section. Performed at Teacher Training Colleges' Music Festival, African Song Competition. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG87.13.1.

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