Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection
Wer ruti (song). Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings
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unidentified (female chorus), unidentified (ffumbo single-skin drum)
Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984
Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.585
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The culture group is Jopadhola and Wer Ruti might well be the equivalent of the Acholi Wer Rudi - ritual song reprtory for the birth of twins. Fumbo is a distincive drum of the Jopadhola - tall, slender and tubular in shape. (double f is not necessary).
Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 10/11/2010 14:55:00