David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Cedarville tape: Imbongolo (The Donkeys)

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    Xhosa folksongs and dance; children's songs - Africa (Xhosa); imilolotelo (singular: umlolotelo)

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  • Performers

    unidentified (children, singing, hand-claps)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    This is an indigenous Xhosa children's song. It is sung by a group of children who accompany themselves with rhythmic clapping.

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