David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Nguni voice quality: Walelala nguMadala.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:33:17

  • Cultures

    Xhosa

  • Shelf mark

    C811/40

  • Subjects

    Xhosa folksongs and dance , love songs-Africa (Xhosa)

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Recording locations

    South Africa

  • Description

    This is a part of a tape marked 'Nguni vocal polyphony' which was edited by Rycroft. It includes songs from his field recordings. The collection includes examples of Xhosa, Swazi and Zulu vocal music. A man sings an unaccompanied song in Xhosa. Good quality recording.

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Nguni voice quality: Walelala nguMadala.

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