David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Stylistic continuity- musical examples for paper: Ugubhu solo.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:23:09

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/102

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , musical bow songs-Africa (Zulu) , ugubhu

  • Recording date

    1964-04-16

  • Recording locations

    KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa

  • Performers

    Magogo, Constance, Princess,1900-1984, (female / ugubhu musical bow)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This recording is a part of a collection of musical examples which Rycroft has taken from his field recordings to accompany his paper on continuity in Zulu music (Rycroft, D. 1977. 'Stylistic continuity in Zulu Town Music'. In Essays for a Humanist an Offering to Klaus Wachsmann. New York: The Town House Press, pp. 216-260). This is a dubbing of a recording made in 1964. This is a solo performance on the ugubhu musical bow. It sounds like Princess Magogo's playing style.

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Stylistic continuity- musical examples for paper: Ugubhu solo.

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