Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Enin can dyang. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:58

  • Cultures

    Lango

  • Shelf mark

    C4/33

  • Subjects

    leaping dances

  • Recording date

    1954-05-29

  • Recording locations

    Anyeke, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (2 drums), unidentified (police whistle), unidentified (pellet bells)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Singers

    unidentified (mixed chorus, hand clapping)

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.192. English translation of song lyrics from available documentation: "Calling Enin his uncle, if you had given me cattle I would have married" (instead the cattle sung about died). Performer notes : From available documentation: the group are from Acaba. Adaa, Yafesi is the leader of the group.

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