David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Magma lakhashane (Words/Songs of Old) - David Rycroft South Africa Field Recordings

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  • Cultures

    Swazi, South Africa

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  • Subjects

    Swazi folksongs and dance, musical bows - Africa (Swazi), makhweyane

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  • Recording locations

    Swaziland, South Africa

  • Performers

    Kunene, Agnes (singer, female/makhweyane musical bow)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is a recording of a woman singing a song in Siswati. She is self-accompanied on the makhweyane bow.

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I think this title might have been entered incorrectly. It should be 'Magama' not 'Magma'.

Posted by Cara L. Stacey, PhD Candidate, University of Cape Town/ SOAS on 03/02/2015 17:26:00