Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Mbiriri (The Kalanda creeper) - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:12

  • Cultures

    Soga

  • Shelf mark

    C4/40

  • Recording date

    1954-09-03

  • 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.: 54.331. 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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