Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Eddenge calls. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Bwanswa, Uganda

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    unidentified (eddenge horn)

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    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

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    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.39. Item notes : From available documentation: calls on the Eddenge (Luganda) or Kalenge (local form) [horn].

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Wachsmann's manuscript notes of 14th & 15th May 1954 lists "EDDENGE only for two purposes for collecting hunters for MUSU hunt and for entertaining safari on the march" Item 3A first team hunting pigs, each man is in his house. the man who has seen pig, the others hear and respond (bo,bo,bo to frighten the animal not to break out of the circle Item 3B Second team hunting bush buck in this no dogs to help Item 3C Third team OMUSU whistling against the hand

Posted by PETER COOKE, honorary fellow, University of Birmingham on 25/10/2010 15:03:00