Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Ingato iyalutwela. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Cultures

    Gishu [Lugisu (Gishu): dialect of Masaba]

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  • Subjects

    wedding songs

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  • Recording locations

    Buluceke, Uganda

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Singers

    unidentified (solo singer, female), unidentified (female chorus, clapping)

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.529. From available documentation: a wedding song: "you wed once" lit. talking about shoes - i.e. a woman is only likely to wear shoes once, on her wedding day. Includes a false start. Performer notes : From available documentation: group of women, called 'Nasira and party'.

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