Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Cunya wamg meicel, oparo Langiwa ame tye iyi Acoli. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:33

  • Cultures

    Lango

  • Shelf mark

    C4/32

  • Subjects

    drum songs

  • Recording date

    1954-05-29

  • Recording locations

    Anyeke.

  • Performers

    unidentified (7 bul drums), unidentified (horn), unidentified (pellet bells)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.170. English translation of lyrics from available documentation: "We are sorry for our Lango people who have been taken into Acoli district" - commemorating a much resented transfer of some Lango villages in the North to Acoli in [?] 1918. Performer notes : From available documentation: the group are from Ngai. The names of the drums are: Min Bul, Adadang, Alob, Alob Adadang Madek, Akele, Atine, Atimo (single skin drum, held hobby horse fashion). Onyang, Jago E is the leader of the group.

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Cunya wamg meicel, oparo Langiwa ame tye iyi Acoli. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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