Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Sequence of notes of individual eruma [flutes]. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:09

  • Cultures

    Amba

  • Shelf mark

    C4/35

  • Recording date

    1954-07-07

  • Recording locations

    Bundibugyu [Bundibugyo], Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (14 eruma stopped flutes)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.227. Performer notes : From available documentation: group of Mr. Sanze Moya's of Bubugwanya. Set of 14 stopped flutes (Eruma).

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Amba is a Bantu language spoken by the Kwamba (BaAmba) people of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. For information on Amba see http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=rwm.

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