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Party and dance songs of the Mpondo

Various Artists
Party and dance songs of the Mpondo

Several Mpondo groups from Cape Province, South Africa perform songs, which often include a call-and-response form and overlapping melodic lines and harmonies. Hugh Tracey recorded them in 1957 (Tracey 1973).

Track Listing

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Ihobe liyataka Group of young Mpondo married women 2:47
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102
Abafazi bemka Group of young Mpondo married women 3:35
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103
Kauvele ubona Group of young Mpondo married women 2:48
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104
Aunakuva unafoko upendukile Group of young Mpondo married women 1:27
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105
Undebulisele ku Lungwengwe Group of young Mpondo married women 3:08
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106
Masihambe bawo silele emzini Group of young Mpondo married women 2:42
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107
Olihomba Group of young Mpondo married women 2:42
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108
Utakata ngsandhla sako Group of young Mpondo men and women 1:30
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109
O, ama Jalimani Group of young Mpondo men and women 1:32
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110
Lahiwe indoda Group of young Mpondo men and women 1:30
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111
U'tengisa nge misopu Group of Mpondo men and girls 2:48

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