Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Tuning sequence of embaire (xylophone) and drum - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:23

  • Cultures

    Soga

  • Shelf mark

    C4/39

  • Recording date

    1954-09-02

  • Recording locations

    Kidera, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (embaire xylophone) , unidentified (drum)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.307. Item notes: From available documentation, this is a tuning sequence, which begins with: A part: Omugoisi or Omutabuzi (3); and continues with, B part: owobuwala (2); C part: owenyimbi (4); D part: owentama (1); E part: owengabe (drum - N.B. the drummer says he is a Muruli). Keys 1 - 16 = obuwala; 7 - 11 = enyimbi; 12 - 16 = entama. Performer notes : From available documentation: xylophone team: 1. Gulemye, 2. Mujumbi, 3. Mukono, 4. Kasenke, drum: Ifrain Mbukaibala

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