Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Hunting song [orongo] - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:33

  • Cultures

    Copi/Chopi

  • Shelf mark

    C4/61

  • Subjects

    Beer drinking songs

  • Recording date

    1954-11-29

  • Recording locations

    Mutunda, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (solo singer, male) , unidentified (male chorus; hand clapping) , unidentified (2 single-skin drums)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Klaus Wachsmann recording 54.829. From available documentation: hunting song [orongo], sung after an elephant has been killed [during which a woman sings a high note and then plucks her cheeks with thumb and forefingers.

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