Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection
Samsoni. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings
The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »
Gisu (alternate name for Masaba)
unidentified (bowl-lyre), unidentified (metallic rattle)
Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984
Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 50.391
User notes for this item
The unidentified rattle will be the metal ankle bells attached to one foot of the player/singer. He stamps his foot in regular time as he plays. This is traditional practice for the Bamasaba lyrists.
Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 19/11/2011 22:31:00