Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Awoto okide Omalo. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:00

  • Shelf mark

    C4/33

  • Subjects

    Uganda. - Lango. - leaping dances - Africa (Lango).

  • Recording date

    1954-05-29

  • Recording locations

    Anyeke, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (drums)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Singers

    unidentified (mixed chorus)

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.198. English translation of song lyrics from available documentation: "We are going now to the East for the dancing competition. So you Yekoyada Buwa you should sing well" (Yekoyada is actually singing this himself). Performer notes : From available documentation: the group are from Icheme. Buywa, Yekoyadi is the leader of the group.

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