David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Amehl' encosazan' (eyes of the buck).

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:13:37

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/100

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , hunting songs-Africa (Zulu) , ukuguba

  • Recording date

    1964

  • Recording locations

    KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Princess Magogo sings an example of an ukuguba hunting song, performed by the inqina hunting party when they return to the homestead. This is a dubbing of a recording made in 1964.

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