Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Kakungulu. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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    Gishu [Lugisu (Gishu): dialect of Masaba]

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  • Recording locations

    Buluceke, Uganda

  • Performers

    Watoya (singer, male, tube-fiddle), unidentified (iron hoops)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.546. From available documentation: song about "Kakungulu", the famous general or commander of Baganda troups. Performer notes : From available documentation: Mr Watoya is the son of Sizangi. The fiddle was described as being of Gishu origin, from Bubutu.

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