Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Emukanya bulo. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Uganda Museum, Kampala

  • Performers

    Kasuwa, A. (singer, male, bowl lyre)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.46. Item notes : From available documentation: the English translation of the song lyrics are "Millet eater is sweet all over his body because he has eaten millet and fish, millet eater does not run but he is faster than a car, millet eater does all work and at the end of the month all women come to him." Performer notes : The Soga bowl lyre is known as the ntongooli.

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