Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Kabada banagyaba - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Buyende, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (embaire 17 key xylophone) , unidentified (Uganda kettle drum) , unidentified (engabe single skin drum)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.318. Performer notes : From available documentation: the embaire group from Ndolwa: Magada, Mubyaliyo, Benefansio Mulanda of Ndolwa village, Mwereza, Ndade and Walugendo, all male. The single skin drum used has a water monitor (nswanswa) skin that is glued (not pegged) to the shell of the drum.

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