Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Lutaya. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:37

  • Cultures

    Ganda

  • Shelf mark

    C4/4954

  • Recording date

    1949-11-30

  • 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.: 49.74. 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 "Bandaba okulya etoke bampita mulamu dala"]. Performer notes : The akadinda can have up to 22 keys

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