David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Abantwana bahamb' eJosin' emgodini

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:17

  • Cultures

    Swazi

  • Shelf mark

    C811/22

  • Subjects

    Swazi folksongs and dance, musical bows - Africa (Swazi), makhweyane

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Recording locations

    South Africa

  • Performers

    unidentified (singer, female/makhweyane musical bow)

  • Description

    his is a recording of a female singer playing the makhweyane bow. This song is about the Swazi boys who move to Johannesburg in South Africa to work on the mines. She laughs a lot when playing.

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Abantwana bahamb' eJosin' emgodini

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