Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection
Solo recitation with lyre. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings
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Kigezi [just above Lake Victoria, to the north-east], Uganda
unidentified (reciter), unidentified (harp)
Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984
Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.922. From available documentation: lyre [or harp?]: measeured solo recitation.
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The instrument is the Kiga trough zither - inanga. See 'Tribal Crafts of Uganda' pl. 111A for a photo of a young player who is likely to be this performer. The youth plays and sing [recites]. Language is Rukiga.
Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 12/03/2010 11:12:00