Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Bwana Low, obino pi pwonyo lobo wot anyim. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:32:06

  • Cultures

    Lango

  • Shelf mark

    C4/32

  • Subjects

    harp songs

  • Recording date

    1954-05-29

  • Recording locations

    Anyeke, Uganda

  • Performers

    Angim, Luka (singer, male, tum bow-harp), unidentified (mixed chorus)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.156. English translation of song lyrics from available documentation: "Mr. Low has come to teach the Lango agriculture so that the country may go forward". Performer notes : From available documentation: Luka Angim is from Acaba. The style of breathing adopted by the singer was especially appreciated by the audience.

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