Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Samsoni. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:26

  • Cultures

    Gisu (alternate name for Masaba)

  • Shelf mark

    C4/5080

  • Recording date

    1950-07-25

  • Recording locations

    Budadiri, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (bowl-lyre), unidentified (metallic rattle)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Singers

    unidentified (male)

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 50.391

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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