Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Tuning of drums (Kamutende, endumi and nene). Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:32:01

  • Cultures

    Gwere

  • Shelf mark

    C4/46

  • Recording date

    1954-10-11

  • Recording locations

    Terinyi, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (kamutende drum), unidentified (endumi drum), unidentified (nene drum)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : These drums belong to the Namaddu drum chime. See Wachsmann's article "Some speculations concerning a Drum Chime in Buganda" where the Namaddu set is also discussed. MAN vol. 1 pp1-8 1965. Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.470

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These drums belong to the Namaddu drum chime. See Wachsmann's article "Some speculations concerning a Drum Chime in Buganda" where the Namaddu set is also discussed. MAN vol. 1 pp1-8 1965. Some good photos by KPW also available.

Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 09/11/2010 21:42:00