Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Okwara watindi. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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    Gishu [Lugisu (Gishu): dialect of Masaba]

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  • Recording locations

    Buluceke, Uganda

  • Performers

    Wangolo, Kstanti (singer, male, pellet bells, lidungu lyre)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.535. From available documentation: Okwara is the name of the leader of the Iteso in Kenya, a clan leader who raided South Bugishu. A story of how people fought at Balaki in 1907, in Bubutu. The fighting took place between Nubians and Gishu.

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