Molelekeng (1951) SAT(T)B, JPM 093

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Molelekeng
Work title translation: Molelekeng
Instrumentation: SAT(T)B
Score: vocal score
vocal score with tonic solfa
Work No.: JPM 093
Composition date: 1951


In this lyrical 1951 township song, which became a popular South African protest song during apartheid, the narrator tells of his beautiful sister, Molelekeng, who would one day cost him dearly in betrothal expenses.