Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Kwanyu cwin ket idero nen gin ma co coro ye wange. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:30:03

  • Cultures

    Acholi

  • Shelf mark

    C4/53

  • Subjects

    Twin songs - Africa (Acholi).

  • Recording date

    1954-11-08

  • Recording locations

    Cwero, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (female chorus), unidentified (gwara), unidentified (kirubi pot with 4 spouts), unidentified (kazoo)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.672. Item notes : From available documentation: "take the liver, put it in the grainary and let us see what the man is staring at" [the liver is meat for the twin - it is a practical joke to hide it]. Performer notes : From available documentation: The gwara is made of gourd, the Kirubi is used to mix beer for the twins.

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