Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Omwami atazuba aherya amagunda (A chief who does not weed his garden has many gardens unweeded) - 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

    Isalo (kimasa footed arched harp), unidentified (rattling sticks, 2) , unidentified (engabe single skin drum) , unidentified (small Uganda-type kettle drums, 2)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes: Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.333. Performer notes: From available documentation: Mr. Isalo on the footed arched harp [kimasa]; 2 rattling sticks as percussion on sound skin of harp, single-skin drum engabe type of low tone, either placed on the ground or across legs of seated drummer; pair of minute Uganda type kettle drums played with two very thin twigs.

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