David Rycroft South Africa Collection

David Rycroft explains the technique of the ligubhu player -

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    Swazi folksongs and dance

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    Swaziland, South Africa

  • Performers

    Mavuso, Mazinyo (makhweyane musical bow)

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    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

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    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

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    David Rycroft explains the technique used by Mazinyo Mavuso in the song 'Ingcagca'. Mavuso stops the bow string by pushing the flesh of the finger on the top of the string rather than from underneath, which is the norm.

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