Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Specimens of hunters' method of whistling signals. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Bundibugyu [Bundibugyo], Uganda

  • Performers

    Ayongowe, Yowasi (hunting whistles)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

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    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.228. From available documentation: specimens of hunters' method of whistling signals. In 3 parts: A. Kwamba sentences referring to actions to be communicated and reported on during a hunt - B. Kwamba names of animals communicated by whistling signals - C. Kwamba speech patterns of sentences and words used in A and B. Performer notes : From available documentation: Mr. Yowasi Ayongowe is a hunter from Bundinyama Muluka. Helper to translate Mr. Fenekansi Isoke, Chief Sabagabo, Bunkinyama.

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