Document Type

Article

Date Information

2018-08-31

Keywords

South Africa; Xhosa; African Music; African Song

Culture

XHO - isiXhosa

File Name

Qongqothwane_Transcription

Abstract

A transcription of the traditional isi Xhosa wedding song. The melody appears in the treble clef. A calypso bass-line and chord progression is provided in the bass clef.

Igqirha lendlela nguqongqothwane Seleqabele gqithapha nguqongqothwane

The diviner of the road is the knocking beetle He has passed by up the steep hill, the knocking beetle

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