David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Magogo Folktales: Explanation by Princess Constance Magogo of 'Oya-oya-oya'.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:16:31

  • Cultures

    Zulu

  • Shelf mark

    C811/110

  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance , children's songs-Africa (Zulu) , imilolozelo (singular umlolozelo)

  • Recording date

    1964

  • Recording locations

    KwaPhindangene, Mahlabathini, South Africa

  • Interviewees

    Magogo, Constance, Princess, 1900-1984 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997 (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    The tape box is marked 'Folktales (Magogo)'. There is no other written documentation, but these recordings seem to be dubbings of his field recordings made in KwaZulu Natal in 1964. Princess Magogo talks about the umlolozelo (plural imilolozelo) children’s song 'Oya-oya-oya'.

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Magogo Folktales: Explanation by Princess Constance Magogo of 'Oya-oya-oya'.

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