South Africa; Xhosa; African Music; African Song
XHO - isiXhosa
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
Carter-Enyi, Quintina and Carter-Enyi, Aaron, "Qongqothwane (Xhosa Wedding Song)" (2018). Africana Digital Ethnography Project. 101.