Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Orunyege team song. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:45

  • Shelf mark

    C4/24

  • Recording date

    1954-05-14

  • Recording locations

    Nalweyo [Nalweyo village, Kiringente sub county in Mpigi district], Uganda

  • Performers

    Orunyege team

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.22a. Item notes : Orunyege is a dance style common to both Tooro and Bunyoro. Performer notes : The Orunyege team consists of singers, 2 tube-fiddles [probably the endingidi], some leg rattles, and a set of side-blown trumpets (amakondere [amakondeere]).

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