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date: 06 December 2019

Emidiri [emudiri]locked

  • Peter Cooke

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[emudiri]

Drum of the Teso people of Uganda. It is called emidiri in Soroti and Serere, and emudiri in Ngora, Kumi, and Pallisa districts. It is cylindrical, open at the bottom, approximately 1 metre long and 30 cm in diameter, and is held between the knees and beaten by the flat of the hand. The drum is played for the birth of twins, usually with two smaller ...

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