David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Siyayithanda sonk' inconsi (we all love meat).

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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

  • Producers

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    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, 353). Princess Magogo provides and example of a song, which is sung by the girl's of the bridal party on the day following the main day of the Zulu wedding. In this song the girls demand meat. This song cuts off.

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Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Siyayithanda sonk' inconsi (we all love meat).

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