David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': 'Nqoyi, nqoyi' (Naughty, naughty).
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Zulu folksongs and dance , children's songs-Africa (Zulu), imilolozelo (singular umlolozelo)
KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
This song is a dubbing of the original recording referred to in 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). This umlolozelo children's song is sung by Princess Constance Magogo, and advises young girls and boys not to mix with each other. Magogo provides spoken explanations in this excerpt.