David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Metre in South African praise poetry: Hodza explanation.
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Shona folksongs and dance , praise poetry-Africa (Shona) , nhetembo
Salisbury (former name for Harare), Zimbabwe
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
Hodza, Aaron C,|b1924-1983 (male)
Mr. A Hodza provides an explanation for the Shona poem that he recited (labelled Tembo group). This recording was dubbed by Rycroft in use as an example in his paper on South African praise poetry (Rycroft, D.,1980. (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).