David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Metre in South African praise poetry: Langalibalele.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:13:38

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/104

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , praise poetry-Africa (Shona) , nhetembo

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Speakers

    Hodza, Aaron C,|b1924-1983 (male)

  • Description

    This is a short excerpt of Hlubi praise poetry which was dubbed by Rycroft in use as an example in his paper on South African praise poetry (Rycroft, D.,1980, 'The question of metre in South African praise poetry', Wentzel, J. P (Ed.) Third African Languages Congress of UNISA, Pretoria: University of South Africa, pp 289-312).

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Metre in South African praise poetry: Langalibalele.

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