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date: 14 November 2019


  • Peter Cooke


Mirliton of Busoga, eastern Uganda. It is made from a section of the long neck of a gourd, with its narrow end covered by the membrane from spider’s egg capsules. With its mouth-hole cut into the side, it resembles a small, side-blown gourd trumpet, but it is sung into, not blown, by women members of the ...

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