Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Akelo Alyek miya ba odolo na. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:33

  • Shelf mark

    C4/32

  • Subjects

    women's songs

  • Recording date

    1954-05-29

  • Recording locations

    Anyeke, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (2 bul drums), unidentified (pellet bells), unidentified (horn)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Singers

    unidentified (female chorus), Okelo, Mirika dako a Paulo (female, leader of group)

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.178. English translation of song lyrics from available documentation: "Akelo Alyek [female name] please give me my head ring to carry water". Performer notes : From available documentation: the group are from Icheme.

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Akelo Alyek miya ba odolo na. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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