Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Lagili tol cingi opoto ryem. Lagili ryanga. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:40

  • Cultures

    Acholi

  • Shelf mark

    C4/51

  • Subjects

    Children's games - Africa (Acholi).

  • Recording date

    1954-11-05

  • Recording locations

    Gul, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (female chorus, hand clapping)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.635. Item notes : From available documentation: The song says "Lagili, the bracelet she has lost, she is trembling with fear that the boy will blame her - because he was coming in the expectation to receive it from her as a token of her consent to marriage, and will suspect her motives". Performer notes : From available documentation: Acholi children of Gulu Girls School, Church Missionary Society.

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