Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Nyek lwongo nyinga. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Patiko, Uganda

  • Performers

    Anayo (nanga trough zither, singer, male), unidentified (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.664. Item notes : From available documentation: Song lyrics: "my step-mother is calling my name", i.e. the other woman in a polygamous home. An interesting use of vocal registers reminiscent of manner in which Soga lyre players sing. Performer notes : From available documentation: Mr. Anayo is the son of Abwonde Okoc of Kal village, blind, easily 70 years old.

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