David Rycroft South Africa Collection

Princess Magogo about the song 'E shiyo'.

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  • Subjects

    Zulu folksongs and dance

  • Recording date

    1974 to 1975

  • Recording locations

    KwaZulu Natal South Africa

  • Interviewees

    Magogo, Constance, Princess, 1900-1984 (female)

  • Interviewers

    Buthelezi, Mangosuthu, 1924- (male)

  • Recordist

    Rycroft, David, 1924-1997

  • Description

    Princess Magogo speaks in isiZulu about the song 'E shiyo' she says that this song is from the Msinga region but she does not know where the other (unidentified) song is from. Mangosuthu Buthelezi explains what has been said to Rycroft. Rycroft then asks about an indlamu yakaButhelezi and he provides a short extract of the song to remind the princess of the song he is talking about.

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