Peter Cooke Uganda Collection


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    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Bukalasi, Bugisu, Uganda

  • Performers

    Namome, Jessica (singer, female), Unidentified (singers, children)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Nanga means cloth. Sung by adults mostly while looking after cattle, for personal enjoyment (Lumasaba). When cloth was first introduced people were interested but had to travel a long way to find people (mostly Arabs) who sold it. First sung by one man when walking back after buying the cloth. (information from Andrew Wameyo). Performer's note: Of the Bukalasi clan, sister-in-law to Mr. Davdi Ktale and children of Mr. Kitale's family. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is on TAPE PC 4 TRACK A item No. 17.

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