David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Emakhabeni.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:15:48

  • Cultures

    Swazi

  • Shelf mark

    C811/79

  • Subjects

    Swazi folksongs and dance , children's songs-Africa (Swazi) , imilolotelo (singular umlolotelo)

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Recording locations

    Swaziland

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is a Swazi umlolotelo (plural imilolotelo) children's song. The song is lead by a female voice who is accompanied by a choir of voices. The recording is of a good quality however there is a child crying quite loudly for most of the recording.

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