Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Labeja won paco en aye dano mater magwoko paco mayu mucwing Jano. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Subjects

    Spirit songs - Africa (Acholi).

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  • Recording locations

    Cwero, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (mixed chorus), unidentified (rattles), unidentified (drums)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.668. Item notes : English translation of lyrics from available documentation: "Labeja, the owner of the village, he is strong and he keeps his village well and people live happily there". Performer notes : From available documentation: group of men and women at the HQ of the Rwot (County chief) of county Acwa [the Rwot Paicho, of Paicho clan].

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