David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Awu sebethi-ke abasemzinzi.

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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

    This song is sung by Princess Magogo. It is a song which is sung by the bridal and the groom's party on the day following the wedding. Once the song is finished the groom's party slaughter an ox. This is a dubbing of a recording made in 1964.

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Illustrations from a 'Royal account of music in Zulu life': Awu sebethi-ke abasemzinzi.

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