Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection
The Nassaale dance. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings
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unidentified (pellet bells), unidentified (police whistles)
Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984
unidentified (solo singer, male), unidentified (mixed chorus)
Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.565. From available documentation: A characteristic for this dance is the rattling staff 'mayebe' or 'malende' that the dance and song leader holds upright in his hand. It consists of a thin straight stick on which some 20 seed shells are threaded, like beads on a needle. Performer notes : From available documentation: A group of local men and women.