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Diviners' songs and praise songs of the Mpondo

Various Artists
Diviners' songs and praise songs of the Mpondo
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Hugh Tracey recorded these Xhosa-speaking Mpondo people in 1957. Several praise and divination songs were recorded at Quaukeni (Great Place) in the Lusikisiki District, Cape Province, South Africa (Tracey 1973).

Track Listing

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Izibongo zika ndlunkulu (Praises of the Chief's wife) Group of elderly Mpondo women 4:17
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102
Somagwaza (Father of the stabbing) Khotso and group of Mpondo men and women 3:06
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103
Wa lala yedwa (She slept alone) Group of elderly Mpondo men and women 4:50
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104
Bayeza kusasa (They are coming tomorrow) Siganeko Nonkonyana leading group of Mpondo and Sotho men 3:10
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105
Icamagolivumile (Thank you for what you have done) Siganeko Nonkonyana leading group of Mpondo and Sotho men 2:53