David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Swazi choral songs: O sekuz'.

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    Swazi folksongs and dance , choral songs-Africa (Swazi)

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    South Africa

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is a copy of one of Rycroft's original field recordings. This tape is labelled 'Swazi choral songs'. This piece is interesting because the words are recited rather than sung. It is in a call and response format with a woman reciting the solo phrases, and a small group of men and women reciting the response.

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