Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection
Opungu lukere ba opung Agona ineno ya. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings
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unidentified (6 Ugandan drums), unidentified (side-blown animal horn trumpet), unidentified (cone-flute), unidentified (mixed chorus)
Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984
unidentified (solo singer, female)
Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.141. English translation of song lyrics from available documentation: "Opung have you seen my people? Turn round and see them (if you have good men with you, you want your friends to appreciate the fact that they may be - amongst other things - courageous)". Performer notes : From available documentation: Performed by women dancers and women drummers. The names of the 6 Uganda drums are: 1. atin bul atengong; 2. atin myang wen; 3. atin adwong; 4. alobere dang; 5. adadang; 6. minne. The big bul minne is beaten first by first woman with 2 sticks, the other woman beats two small drums with two sticks.