Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Dembula engalo otaliya - Klaus Wachsmann

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:08

  • Cultures

    Soga

  • Shelf mark

    C4/40

  • Recording date

    1954-09-04

  • Recording locations

    Nawaikoke, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (solo singer, female) , unidentified (female chorus) , unidentified (Uganda-type kettle drum)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.353. From available documentation: Irongo song. The refrain is "Owadembu". The first solo is "Owadembu owo tolye dembuba engalo tolye". Other solo start: "Kandembube" etc. Performer notes: From available documentation: women's club, two solo dancers who do gentle belly wobbles. The woman who plays the drum has stick in right hand, using left hand for damping.

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Dembula engalo otaliya - Klaus Wachsmann

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