David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Sondela (approach).

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:14:19

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/35

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , choral songs-Africa (Zulu) , isicathamiya

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Recording locations

    Durban, South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Performance by Zulu male choir at a isicathamiya competition. 'Isicathamiya' translates from Zulu as 'to walk lightly like a cat or to tiptoe', and is characterised by an a capella singing style (unaccompanied voice). This recording is a little distorted.

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Sondela (approach).

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