Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Jok mako was okeyo, Labala owoto kikolo jok man, ye rac. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:32:15

  • Cultures

    Acholi

  • Shelf mark

    C4/53

  • Subjects

    Spirit songs - Africa (Acholi).

  • Recording date

    1954-11-08

  • Recording locations

    Cwero, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (mixed chorus), unidentified (rattles), unidentified (drums), unidentified (kazoos)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.669. Item notes : From available documentation: Jok attacks also the nephew, i.e. Jok Labala (fear). Labala comes always in anger, he is bad) [a kazoo tune]. Performer notes : From available documentation: group of men and women at the HQ of the Rwot (County chief) of county Acwa [the Rwot Paicho, of Paicho clan].

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