(The Hlubi's told us)

(AmaHlubi ayasitshela.)

Arr.: Smit, Alna (born in 19..) [South Africa]

Published by Africa Music and Choral Trust [South Africa] , 2001 ; in Choral Music from South Africa Volume 1 (79 p.)
Number of pages : 3
Editor or author of the restitution: Human, René Irené
Type of material: Choral score with piano for rehearsal only ; Solfa notation included
Copyright : 2001
ISMN/ISBN : 0620277327
Text in: Zulu
Epoque: 20th century
Genre-Style-Form: Traditional ; War song ; Secular
Mood of the piece: energetic ; rhythmic ; lively
Type of Choir: SSA (3 equal voices)
Instrumentation: Percussion
Instruments: Handclapping
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 2
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: G major
Duration: 1.5 min.
Origin: South Africa
Source of text: The Hlubi tribe originated from the Zulu tribe. This apparently is a war song of the Hlubi tribe.
Comment(s): Video with dance movements available at the publisher!A strong rhythmic undertone characterizes this setting. The sections marked mp must be performed with a feeling of tenderness, in contrast with the rest of the song.