Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Akadinda piece. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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Peter CookeMr V Muyinda says that this is the sequel fo Omusango Gwabalere.
Posted by Peter Cooke on 19/07/2012

Peter CookeThis piece is best known by the title Omusango gw'abalere gwegaludde. The line Ndigenda Nabalere is another key text often included when sung by musicians. (as also confirmed by reading KPW's typescript (1966) ‘Identification of Akadinda items....’
Posted by Peter Cooke on 19/07/2012

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:41

  • Cultures

    Ganda

  • Shelf mark

    C4/4946

  • Recording date

    1949-08-03

  • Recording locations

    Mengo Lubiri = Lubiri palace of the Kabaka [king] at Mengo, Kampala, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (akadinda xylophone)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachmann's original recording no.: 49.33. Item notes : Culture group in available documentation marked as Mengo Lubiri [however this is the name of the Lubiri palace of the Kabaka [king] at Mengo, Kampala; the culture group is therefore most likely Ganda]. Item notes : [According to Mr V Muyinda and Mr E Ntambi Sebuufu who listened to this recording in 1966 in the Uganda Museum, Kampala, this item is "Omunyolo gw'abalere gwegolodde"]. Performer notes : The akadinda can have up to 22 keys

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Mr V Muyinda says that this is the sequel fo Omusango Gwabalere.

Posted by Peter Cooke on 19/07/2012 10:34:00

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This piece is best known by the title Omusango gw'abalere gwegaludde. The line Ndigenda Nabalere is another key text often included when sung by musicians. (as also confirmed by reading KPW's typescript (1966) ‘Identification of Akadinda items....’

Posted by Peter Cooke on 19/07/2012 10:27:00

Akadinda piece. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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