Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Wakawanga omunafu waki? (Why did you pay dowry for a weak women?) - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Gadumire, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (solo singer, female) , unidentified (female chorus; hand clapping) , unidentified (drum)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes: Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.330. Performer notes: From available documentation: Irongo group of women from Namwiwa. The drum is a medium sized Uganda drum. The player holds one stick in the right hand and uses the finger tips of the left hand for damping.

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