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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

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).

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Inkuntse Group of young boys and girls 2:37
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102
Wayisebenzela Ijoyini Group of young boys and girls 3:01
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103
Malayisha I Group of young Gcaleka girls and amakwenkwe 1:20
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Malayisha II Group of young Gcaleka girls and amakwenkwe 1:36
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Nganibonge Amakentani Thombi Fegetwai and Gcaleka boys and girls 2:53
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106
Amaseyibokwe athengwa ngemali eninzi Group of Gcaleka boys and girls 2:23
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Umama litshipa Group of Gcaleka boys and girls 3:06
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108
Mama ndaswelindawo ngendaba Group of Gcaleka boys and girls 1:25
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Bam! Mfana kabanina undenzenzima Group of Gcaleka women 2:53
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Nkonkonko Group of young Gcaleka boys and girls 1:42
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Nyakumtyela egageni Nodinile 2:51
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