David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Cedarville tape: Singena silala

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:26:41

  • Cultures

    Xhosa

  • Shelf mark

    C811/29

  • Subjects

    Xhosa folksongs and dance

  • Recording date

    1964-05-27

  • Recording locations

    Cedarville, South Africa

  • Performers

    unidentified (singers, female, hand-claps)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    A group of Xhosa women and children sing this song. It is difficult to ascertain the exact cultural origin of this song. The title is taken from the lyrics since there is no accompanying written documentation.

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Cedarville tape: Singena silala

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