Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

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

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  • Recording locations

    Terinyi, Uganda

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

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.473

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This is actually a recording of the tuning of a Namaddu drum chime, 6 tuned drums (spanning a pentatonic octave plus one note) with a bass drum. Presumably nene is the bass drum. What the other two names given here stand for is not clear.

Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 22/11/2011 14:29:00