Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection

Flute and male solo recitation. Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Field Recordings

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  • Recording locations

    Kigezi [just above Lake Victoria, to the north-east], Uganda

  • Performers

    unidentified (reciter, male), unidentified (flute)

  • Recordist

    Wachsmann, Klaus, 1907-1984

  • Description

    Item notes : Wachsmann's original recording no.: 54.920

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Kigezi district is in the south-west corner of Uganda (adjoining Rwanda). culture is Kiga (Mukiga = Kiga person, Bakiga= Kiga persons) or Nyarwanda (the latter applies to one small area of Kigezi on the border with Rwanda). this applies I think to all the recordings in the series where Kigezi is mentioned.

Posted by Peter Cooke, Hon. Fellow, University of Birmingham on 12/03/2010 10:56:00