’Mutlanyana, SATB, JPM 025

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: ’Mutlanyana
Work title translation: Hare
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
vocal score with tonic solfa
Work No.: JPM 025
Composition date: 1935


This is by all accounts the first song Mohapeloa composed, in 1929. He published it in 1935. It draws on an African folk tale about the trixter rabbit (or hare) and the music is propelled along by syncopation and a strong bass line.