Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Tube fiddle song. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:28

  • Cultures

    Gishu [Lugisu (Gishu): dialect of Masaba]

  • Shelf mark

    C4/49

  • Recording date

    1954-10-13

  • Recording locations

    Buluceke, Uganda

  • Performers

    Watoya (singer, male, tube-fiddle), unidentified (iron hoops)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.547. From available documentation: A song describing about outstanding clan leaders of old, but it turned out that it was also about the Gossage Cup, the most highly competed for football trophy. Performer notes : From available documentation: Mr Watoya is the son of Sizangi. The fiddle was described as being of Gishu origin, from Bubutu.

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