Daar kom die Alibama

(There comes the Alabama)

(Daar kom die Alibama, die Alibama die kom oor die see ; Nooi, nooi, die riet-kooi is vir my gemaak om daarop te slaap)

Arr.: Lamprecht, Chris (born in 1927) [South Africa]

Published by F.A.K. [South Africa], 2001 ; in F.A.K. Sangbundel (619 p.)
Ref. : 257.  (2.5 p.)
Type of material: Choral score
Copyright : Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge
ISMN/ISBN : 1919825576
Text in: Afrikaans
Epoque: 19th century
Genre-Style-Form: Folk music
Type of Choir: SATB  (4 mixed voices )
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 2
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): A
Tonality: E flat major
Duration: 2.5 min.
Origin: South Africa
Source of text: The arival of the Confederate raider in a relatively recently slave-free Cape Town was received aprehensively by the locals, but royally by the ruling British authorities, at the time of the American civil war.
Data about the life of the work: Traditional Cape Afrikaans folksong
Comment(s): A medley of two traditional melodies arranged for SATB.