Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Dako mera owoto i nam oko kedi Bas. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:32:06

  • Cultures

    Lango

  • Shelf mark

    C4/32

  • Subjects

    lamellophone songs

  • Recording date

    1954-05-28

  • Recording locations

    Apach, Uganda

  • Performers

    Odur (singer, male, okembe lamellophone), unidentified (mixed chorus)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.150. English translation of song lyrics from available documentation: "My wife went to Buganda by bus" (an implied complaint against the government which made it possible for a wife to run away by bus). Performer notes : From available documentation: Odur is the son of Obura of Apach.

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