David Rycroft South Africa Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:43

  • Cultures

    Xhosa

  • Shelf mark

    C811/43

  • Subjects

    Xhosa folksongs and dance , children's songs-Africa (Xhosa) , imilolozelo (singular umlolozelo)

  • Recording date

    1964-02-27

  • Recording locations

    Cedarville, near Qacha's Nek, South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is a tape of children's songs. There is a mixture of Zulu, Xhosa and Swazi songs. This sounds like an indigenous Xhosa children's song. It is performed by women and children. Their voices are unaccompanied.

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