David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Gqi gqi gqi.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:13:37

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/100

  • Subjects

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

  • Recording date

    1964

  • Recording locations

    KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Princess Magogo sings an umlolozelo children's song in isiZulu. This song is taken from the publication 'A Royal Account of Music in Zulu Life with Translation, Annotation, and Musical Transcription' (Rycroft, D.,1975, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol 38, No 2).

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Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Gqi gqi gqi.

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