David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Rycroft interview with Swazi musician about the song Abantwana bahamb' baya eJosin' Emgodini

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:17

  • Cultures

    Swazi

  • Shelf mark

    C811/22

  • Subjects

    Swazi folksongs and dance

  • Recording date

    12/01/2006

  • Recording locations

    South Africa

  • Interviewees

    Ziyane, Muriel (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Rycroft asks a musician what she is singing about. She explains that she is singing about the children who go to the 'holes' (mines) in Johannesburg. She also introduces herself.

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