Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Bodi. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Masafu, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (solo singer, female), unidentified (female chorus), unidentified (kettle-drum), unidentified (iron hoop), unidentified (bugle)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.589. Item notes : From available documentation: The Bodi dance is a dance of military character introduced by ex-soldiers in 1946. Performer notes : From available documentation: The singers are girls. The kettle-drum is struck with 2 sticks. The iron hoop is struck while placed edgewise on resonator box. The bugle calls on oluika stalk.

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Bodi. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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