Peter Cooke Uganda Collection

Ndingidi song

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    Ndingidi [tube fiddle] song

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Cooke Uganda Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Music department hall, National Teachers' College, Kyambogo, Uganda

  • Performers

    Busuulwa, Bulasio [?] (ndingidi), Kizza, Christopher Ssalongo (singer, male, ndingidi), Mubangizi, Benedicto K. [?] (ndingidi)

  • Recordist

    Cooke, Peter

  • Description

    Item note: Ndingidi [tube fiddle] song. Performance note: Unannounced in quasi Hima style; With some singing by Christopher Kizza. Recordist's note: In Peter Cooke's notes, this is PCUG64-8.49.A5.

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African Harmony: *Rhythmic harmony is the only form of simultanous hamrony heard in this recording *the ostinato melody itself uses inherent patterns with the highest voice to create the impression of there being two melodic voices.

Posted by Daniel Jones, Researcher on 02/04/2019 00:17:00