David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Rycroft interview with SiSwati Singer.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:10:18

  • Cultures

    Swazi

  • Shelf mark

    C811/42

  • Subjects

    Swazi folksongs and dance

  • Recording date

    1964-05-12

  • Recording locations

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

  • Interviewees

    unidentified (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Rycroft, David (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Rycroft interviews the singer about the song 'Niphume ethathana'. The singer explains that sometimes they sing this song when they are sitting with the elders, they can also sing it when they are drinking beer or when they are dancing at ceremonial occasions.

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Rycroft interview with SiSwati Singer.

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