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Mtsotsho and other dances from the Gcaleka of South Africa

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Mtsotsho and other dances from the Gcaleka of South Africa
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Pioneer collector, Hugh Tracey collected several dance songs from the Gcaleka culture group found in the Transkei, Eastern Cape Province of South Africa in 1957. The music often includes overlapping melody lines as well deep, rhythmic wordless vocalizations (called eefing in North America).

Track Listing

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Inkuntse Group of young boys and girls 2:37
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102
Wayisebenzela Ijoyini (He worked for the contract) Group of young boys and girls 3:01
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103
Malayisha I (Hold the sun, so that it sets) Group of young Gcaleka girls and amakwenkwe 1:20
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104
Malayisha II (Hold the sun, so that it sets) Group of young Gcaleka girls and amakwenkwe 1:36
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105
Nganibonge Amakentani (Please praise the Kentani people) Thombi Fegetwai and Gcaleka boys and girls 2:53
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106
Amaseyibokwe athengwa ngemali eninzi (For a certain type of socks you pay dearly) Group of Gcaleka boys and girls 2:23
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107
Umama litshipa (Mother is an absconder) Group of Gcaleka boys and girls 3:06
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108
Mama ndaswelindawo ngendaba (Mother, I am short of accommodation on account of the news) Group of Gcaleka boys and girls 1:25
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109
Bam! Mfana kabanina undenzenzima (Bam! Whose son has made me pregnant?) Group of Gcaleka women 2:53
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110
Nkonkonko (Whooping cough) Group of young Gcaleka boys and girls 1:42
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111
Nyakumtyela egageni (You will eat it out of doors) Nodinile 2:51
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