Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Kawulire amalire abantu - Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Subjects

    Uganda. - Kenyi.

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  • Recording locations

    Nawampiti, Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (mixed chorus; hand clapping) , unidentified (drums)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

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    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.347. From available documentation: the word kawulire means "trial sip". This phrase is used to invite people to drink. Vernacular text of explanation: "omusaja omukulu nga awangude ebanga ddene kukyalo nge era emigigi mingi gimuyiseko ngatanaba kufa". Performer notes: From available documentation: group called Dodo and Company, from Waikoke.

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