Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Lagwang ma ityem nyako - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Atyak, Uganda

  • Performers

    Omoyo (harp; singer, male), unidentified (harps, 4)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.807. From available documentation: Harp song arranged by the Jago of Atyak, Mr. Ludoviko Bongo, Rwot Oryem, song of ex-clan Rwot Oliya, clan Kal. Lagwang means anklet on the girl's leg. Performer notes : From available documentation: Mr. Omoyo is from Pacilo village. [The vernacular name of the harp is probably opuk agoya or loterokuma].

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Lagwang ma ityem nyako - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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