David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Princess Magogo spoken song texts: Babul' imvan' engenacala (they killed the innocent lamb)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:16:43

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/48

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Composer

    Magogo, Constance, Princess, 1900-1984

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Speakers

    Ngcobo, AB (male)

  • Description

    This is a recording of AB Ngcobo reading the lyrics of an ugubhu musical bow song composed by Princess Magogo in 1963. It is a hymn for Good Friday. It describes the crucifixion of Christ on the cross.

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