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Maboko a Dikgomo (Field Card)
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"Mo leseng e epe thakadu magogwe Magogwe ntshi di a tsena. Mothootsile leshoko He mothgatla tle serumpu." "Let the honey bear dig out the ant bear! Honey bear, look out for the flies, They're getting into the honey!" A woman crept about on the ground with her face in a large pot and her arms stretched out before h...
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Maboko a Dikgomo (Track)
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"Mamanyane khunou e tsatetswe kwa Ditshetlhong tsa disana. Kae tsetswe ke seoka magosi a Ditholo le Ditshwene, Leina e le Mhitlhiemang a Ratlhagana A Mokgweetsi a dikgora tsa majeao Makgetla. Setswerere sa namanyane gaiwe KeJan a Methusele a Jan a Masibi. Ke Sethakga ka e le segwagwa. Itae, se hitlhetse bannana Bo...
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Maboko tsa Kgosi J. Masibi II (Field Card)
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"Mamanyane khunou e tsatetswe kwa Ditshetlhong tsa disana. Kae tsetswe ke seoka magosi a Ditholo le Ditshwene, Leina e le Mhitlhiemang a Ratlhagana A Mokgweetsi a dikgora tsa majeao Makgetla. Setswerere sa namanyane gaiwe KeJan a Methusele a Jan a Masibi. Ke Sethakga ka e le segwagwa. Itae, se hitlhetse bannana Bo...
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Maboko tsa Kgosi J. Masibi II (Track)
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"Mamanyane khunou e tsatetswe kwa Ditshetlhong tsa disana. Kae tsetswe ke seoka magosi a Ditholo le Ditshwene, Leina e le Mhitlhiemang a Ratlhagana A Mokgweetsi a dikgora tsa majeao Makgetla. Setswerere sa namanyane gaiwe KeJan a Methusele a Jan a Masibi. Ke Sethakga ka e le segwagwa. Itae, se hitlhetse bannana Bo...
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Mamosi = Mamosi, who will fetch me down from the mountains (Field Card)
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The women clapped and sang, the men danced very energetically and wildly, pointing and brandishing their sticks, leaping about and stamping.
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Mangoane phutholla kobo (Field Card)
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These praises were personal and referred to the speaker and opened the divining procedure which followed. The small group of diviners was composed of a man and two women all wearing their traditional diviners costume and beads. The older woman wore a skin cap
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Mokorotlo with Lothoko Praises (Track)
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This is a particularly fine example of this type of singing. One of the speakers praises the late Chief Jeremiah Moshesh, another also praises the late Seiso Griffiths, the Paramount Chief of Basutoland. The song mentions their cattle, their flocks and herds. Later, one of the speakers praised the present Chief Ge...
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Mpundu (I) (Field Card)
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"May the Omwami go in peace, may he prosper and be with God." The Batwa are Pigmoids and the Cout singers were drawn from their ranks. In this instance the women were all wives of potters, pottery being one of the Twa crafts. The second song is a good example of organum singing with its incidental harmonies.
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Mpundu (I) (Track)
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The singers wish their chief prosperity in his chieftainship and in his country. An interesting chorus with 2 parts sung in organum and complex clapping patterns.
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Msodachi (Track)
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The Germans and Hitler are under the water I thought the war against Japan was over.' Snatches of news of great distant events frequently appear in African folk songs where they are interwoven with news of more local significance. Ndwala bells are forged out of iron and curved over into the shape of a pod with one...
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