Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection
Kuvungu ka Ruganga. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings
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Kigezi [just above Lake Victoria, to the north-east], Uganda
unidentified (plucked string instrument)
Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984
unidentified (solo singer, reciter, male)
Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.903. Performer notes : From available documentation: the string instrument could be a harp, zither or ennanga.
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This is a recitation/song self-accompanied on the enanga (or inanga) trough zither: a fine performance. Kigezi is in the extreme S.W. corner of Uganda (not north east). This correction with regard to Kigezi applies to all the recordings 54.900 up to 54.922.
Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 15/11/2010 12:47:00