Potla-potla Le Ja Poli (1935) SATB, JPM 008

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Potla-potla Le Ja Poli
Work title translation: Haste Makes Waste
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
vocal score with tonic solfa
Work No.: JPM 008
Composition date: 1935


This simple 1935 song is based on a Sotho proverb about the virtue of taking one’s time and chewing over things like a cow, rather than going about them giddily like a goat, a song to teach children about social mores.