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Fighting songs and dance songs from the Ngqika people of South Africa

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Fighting songs and dance songs from the Ngqika people of South Africa
These fighting and dance songs were recorded by Hugh Tracey in 1957. Several Ngqika groups were recorded at various locations in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Several of the songs exhibit the deep, rhythmic wordless vocalizations (called eefing in the North America) that are typical of the Ngqika.

Track Listing

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Masalela (I can name the one who lags behind) Group of Xhosa amakwenkwe 03:03
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102
Umbala (Colour) Group of Xhosa amakwenkwe 01:39
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103
Mangunde Thontweni ((A name)) Group of young Xhosa men and boys 02:09
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104
Sitimela ga puma e Rhodesia (The train comes from Rhodesia) Group of young men and boys of Durban Location 01:56
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105
Uxam (The iguana) Group of young men of Tuku's Location 02:51
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106
Nongelema Mufana Obetele (Nongelema, the best young man) Group of Xhosa men and women 02:59
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107
Ikostina (The concertina) Group of young Xhosa girls 02:19
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108
Ndithi khawutiye nkwenkwe ndala (Please dance, big boy) Group of young men and boys of Durban Location 02:00
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109
Yizane Mbiza (Bring the pot) Group of young boys of Durban Location 01:07
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110
Ndakutsala ngomlenze (I'll pull you by the leg) Group of young Xhosa men and boys 03:06
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111
Kunukizembe pheshakwenciba (The smell of a battle axe across the Kei) Group of young Xhosa men and boys 01:25