Phephi, Ngoan’a ‘Mè (1939) SATB, JPM 034

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Phephi, Ngoan’a ‘Mè
Work title translation: Pardon Me, My Sibling
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
vocal score with tonic solfa
Work No.: JPM 034
Composition date: 1939


A comic 1939 song about an older sibling looking after a younger sibling - a commonplace in African life - and threatening visitations from all kinds of wild animals if he doesn’t stop crying.