David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Ngiqon' emsebenzini (I go straight to work).
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Zulu folksongs and dance , choral songs-Africa (Zulu) , isicathamiya
Durban, South Africa
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
Performance by Zulu male choir at a isicathamiya competition. 'Isicathamiya' translates from Zulu as 'to walk lightly like a cat or to tiptoe', and is characterised by an a capella singing style (unaccompanied voice). This recording is a little distorted.