Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Nyali ruho abic bala papere pe ame wili bongo. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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    drum songs

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  • Recording locations

    Anyeke, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (7 bul drums), unidentified (horn), unidentified (pellet bells)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.171. English translation of lyrics from available documentation: "This girl wears rags as she has no father to buy her clothes". Performer notes : From available documentation: the group are from Ngai. The names of the drums are: Min Bul, Adadang, Alob, Alob Adadang Madek, Akele, Atine, Atimo (single skin drum, held hobby horse fashion). Onyang, Jago E is the leader of the group.

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