David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Ayilale, mkadade.
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Zulu folksongs and dance , ceremonial songs-Africa (Zulu) , amahubo (singular ihubo)
KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
Princess Magogo provides an example of a song, which is sung by groom's party on the day following the wedding. The song is sung in response to the girl's demands for meat. The groom's party bring an ox to the girls from the bridal party and sing this song (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, 363). This is a dubbing of a recording made in 1964.