David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Sesal' ebaleni (we were left out in the yard).

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:13:37

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/100

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , ceremonial songs-Africa (Zulu) , amahubo (singular ihubo)

  • Recording date

    1964

  • Recording locations

    KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Princess Magogo and Mangosuthu Buthelezi provide an example an ihubo (plural amahubo) ceremonial song of the Buthelezi clan (Rycroft, D.,1975, 'A Royal Account of Music in Zulu Life with Translation, Annotation, and Musical Transcription', Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol 38, No 2, 360).

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Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Sesal' ebaleni (we were left out in the yard).

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