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Southern Sotho circumcision songs

Group of Sotho men
Southern Sotho circumcision songs

Each stage of the circumcision of Southern Sotho boys in the Matatiele District, South Africa, is accompanied by a song. Hugh Tracey recorded these circumcision songs in 1957 at Queen’s Mercy, the headquarters of Chief Moshesh (Tracey 1973).

Track Listing

Lelingoana Group of Sotho men 9:37
Lengae Group of Sotho men 2:37