Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Swaya (Handsome Man) - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Kidera, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (embaire xylophone) , unidentified (drum)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.312. Item notes : From available documentation: this is a song several generations old. Swaya, a name, means 'handsome man'. Muswayembe. 'Swaya talya, alagiira mata agente, owakada akatono kalubango (small stomach) n'bkulya teyeriira'. Performer notes : From available documentation: xylophone team: 1. Mulekwa, 2. Mujumbi, 3. Mukono, 4. Kasenke, drum: Gulemye

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