Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Kisiyo dance. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Kisoko, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (single-skin drum), unidentified (2 kettle drums), unidentified (dancers, pellet bells)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.567. Performer notes : From available documentation: Men and women move in circle anti-clockwise in single file. The drums are in the centre: 1 single-skin drum [ffumbo type] held hobby-horse fashion, 2 kettle drums [1 large, 1 small], played by a single player with 2 sticks - dancers wear pellet bells.

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