Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Ndeheire (I have suffered) - 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

    Namasale (solo singer, female), unidentified (female chorus), unidentified (drums, 4)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes: Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.340. From available documentation: this song is about a man who wanted to commit suicide, but people prevented him. He replied "I have suffered, I cannot go on". Performer notes: From available documentation: group of women of the Baswezi cult, Namwiwa Izinga. This group has a regalia spear with parallel double blade, decorated with a thick ring of copper wire.

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