David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Wethu ingane.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:10:18

  • 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

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is a recording of a man singing in Siswati. In an interview the singer explained that this song is sung when animals are slaughtered and when the bridal party appears at a wedding.

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