Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Nze mbona Katende n'okalamba afire munwiga. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:23

  • Cultures

    Gwere

  • Shelf mark

    C4/47

  • Recording date

    1954-10-11

  • Recording locations

    Budaka, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (globular flute)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.492. From available documentation: Kalamba was the name of a driver who died in an accident. The title may well mean "I am Mbona Katende and I am singing about Kalamba etc". Performer notes : From available documentation: performed by 1 globular flute, Esosi, or Kasosi or Kigwara, which is reminiscent of the nshegu ensembles.

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Nze mbona Katende n'okalamba afire munwiga. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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