David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Discussion of song, Ingwe (The Leopard)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:41:51

  • Cultures

    Swazi

  • Shelf mark

    C811/23

  • Subjects

    Swazi folksongs and dance, ceremonial songs - Africa (Swazi), emahubo (singular: ihubo)

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Recording locations

    South Africa

  • Interviewees

    unidentified (speaker, male), unidentified (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    A Swazi princess provides the lyrics from the song 'Ingwe idla amabutho'. A male assistant discuses the role of the imbongi praise singer in royal Swazi Umhlanga ceremonies.

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Discussion of song, Ingwe (The Leopard)

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