David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Metre in South African praise poetry: Rycroft and Hodza interview.
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Shona folksongs and dance , praise poetry-Africa (Shona) , nhetembo
Salisbury (former name for Harare), Zimbabwe
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
Hodza, Aaron C,|b1924-1983 (male)
Rycroft asks Mr Hodza about the ancestral poem which he recited. Rycroft asks if Mr. Hodza could repeat the same lines which he has recited, this time with clapping. (Rycroft, D.,1980, 'The question of metre in South African praise poetry', Wentzel, J. P (Ed.) Third African Languages Congress of UNISA, Pretoria: University of South Africa, pp 289-312).