David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Simele thina (this song is cut off at the end).

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:34:35

  • Cultures

    Swazi

  • Shelf mark

    C811/42

  • Subjects

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

  • Recording date

    1964-05-12

  • Recording locations

    North Coast road (between Mkuze and Viyela), KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

  • Performers

    unidentified (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    A Swazi man sings a song which sounds like an ihubo (plural emahubo) ceremonial song and then he breaks out into tibonga praise poetry unfortunately this section is cut off.

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Simele thina (this song is cut off at the end).

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