David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Nguni voice quality: Ngcobo regimental song.
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Zulu folksongs and dance , ceremonial songs-Africa (Zulu) , amahubo (singular ihubo)
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
This is a part of a tape marked 'Nguni vocal polyphony' which was edited by Rycroft. It includes songs from his field recordings. The collection includes examples of Xhosa, Swazi and Zulu vocal music. This is a recording of a dance song, one can hear the call and response format typical of Nguni dance songs. This song was sung by the regiments as they arrived at the AmaNgcobo homestead for the Umkhosi (first fruits) ceremony.