David Rycroft South Africa Collection

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

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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 sing a song which was sung by the bridegroom's party at the wedding, it is an ukukhomba dance song (dance with pointing gestures).

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

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