David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Sesizothandana sonke (now we shall all love each other).

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:13:37

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/100

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , dance songs-Africa (Zulu) , indlamu

  • Recording date

    1964

  • Recording locations

    KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Princess Constance Magogo and Mangosuthu Buthelezi provide an example of an indlamu dance song, which the younger girls would sometimes perform at the Qoma ceremony while the older people were drinking beer (Rycroft, D., 1975, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol 38, No 2, 357).

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Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Sesizothandana sonke (now we shall all love each other).

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