Dhola

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Title Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
Arumbarumba nyamini kidi |

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ILAM

Mourning Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5417

Alfred (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-09-04 Alfred | Central African | Cynical drum | Dhola | Dhola | East African | Gwara Horn | Horizontal Harp | ILAM | Mourning song | Tongoli | Tororo | Uganda
Arumbarumba Nyamini Kidi | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2167.

Alfred (Composer)
Dhola Men and Women

1950-00-00 Alfred | Dhola | Dhola | Drum | East African | Harp | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lukiko | Mourning song | Orchestra | Pipe Band | Tororo | Uganda
Bero Arigina | East African

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ILAM

Lament with seven Dongo Likembe, clapping and rattles.

Poor, beautiful young Arigina died before she could be married. Death, they say, is no repector of persons, it comes to young and old alike.

An interesting example of the crossed rhythms between the instruments and voices.

Zeruboberi Obothi (Performer)

1950-00-00 Dhola | Dhola | Dongo Likembe | Folk - East African | ILAM | Lukiko | Mbale district | Tororo | Uganda | Zeruboberi Obothi
Dibhoro wananaero |

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ILAM

Fighting Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5419

Tefiro Slowo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-09-04 Central African | Dhola | Dhola | East African | Fighting song | Folk song | ILAM | Indigenous music | Tefiro Slowo | Uganda
Kamayo alimbaka |

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ILAM

Traditional party song accompanied by blowing on the gwara horn. Refer ILAM field card D6A5

Tefiro Olawo (Performer)
Dhola men and women (Performer)

1950-09-04 Call and response | Central African | Dhola | Dhola | ILAM | One gwara horn | party | Song | Tefiro Olawo | traditional | Uganda
Matoke adiya | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR2193.

Dance song with seven Dondo Likembe and clapping. Zeruboberi, Obothi with Dhola men. At Lukiko, Tororo, Mbale district, Uganda. The smaller Likende is called Manyiri. The bass Dongo is called Yachi. This set of Dongo Likembe is a copy of similar sets used further west by the Soga. These in turn they say are copied from others in the West Nile province. The music is popular amongst young people.

Many people they say, have gone to stay in Buganda,  because of Matoke (bananas) from which banana beer is made. 'Bananas have attracted our people.'

Zeruboberi Oboti with Dhola men

1950-00-00 Dhola | Dhola | Dongo (Mbira) | East African | Folk music | ILAM | Lukiko | Mbale district | Tororo | Uganda | Zeruboberi Obothi
Olowo Obudi |

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ILAM

Morality Song. Further details refer ILAM record field card number XYZ5418

Zedekia Ochuwo (Performer and Composer)

1950-09-04 Central African | Dhola | Dhola | Drum | East African | Harp | ILAM | Morality song | Ochwo,Z. | Tororo | Uganda | Zedekia Ochwo
Olowo Obudi | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer to ILAM record number: CR2167.

Zedekia Ochwo (Performer)
Composer not specified

1950-00-00 Dhola | Dhola | East African | Fumbo Drum | ILAM | Indigenous music | Lukiko | Morality song | Ochwo,Z. | Pipe Band | Teke Trough | Tongoli harp | Tororo | Uganda | Zedekia Ochwo
Padhola | East African

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ILAM

Patriotic song with Tongoli eight string horizontal harp. " Do not be jealous of each other, or our country Padhola (the country of the Dhola) will not progress like the rest of Uganda".

Ochola (Performer)

1950-00-00 Dhola | Folk - East African | ILAM | Lukiko | Mbale district | Ochola | Tongoli harp | Tororo | Uganda
Tich mabere | East African

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ILAM

Morality song with Tongoli eight string horizontal harp, with Tethe inverted bowl. The tuning of this harp is as follows: 420, 172, 328, 280, 244, 210, 186, 164 v.s.

"There is nothing better than work - if you do not work you cannot live".

Zedekia Ochwo (Performer)

1950-00-00 Dhola | Folk - East African | ILAM | Lukiko | Mbale district | Tethe bowl | Tongoli harp | Tororo | Uganda | Zedekia Ochwo
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