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Umgubo regimental songs from the Swazi people of Swaziland

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Umgubo regimental songs from the Swazi people of Swaziland
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This group of regimental songs, called umgubo, are traditionally sung by the military regiments of local kings. They typically have a slow pace and often are in a free rhythm with several overlapping layers of unison and harmony singing. Some of the singing acts as a background for chanting. Hugh Tracey recorded these songs in 1958.

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Ngwenyama usenta lunya kuze Group of Swazi men 2:37
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102
Wena wamakhosi ezizwe Group of men and girls from the Queen Mother's Village 3:29
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103
Imiziyabola kaNgwane Group of Swazi men 4:35
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Uyakhula wena Group of Swazi men 5:29
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