Lipina tsa Bokone (1935) SATB, JPM 016

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Lipina tsa Bokone
Work title translation: Songs of the Far South
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
vocal score with tonic solfa
Work No.: JPM 016
Composition date: 1935


The 'far south' in this 1935 song is southern South Africa, where the songs of Zulus and Xhosas that Mohapeloa (a Sotho) heard at Lovedale and Fort Hare, caused him to rethink his ideas about the choral voice.