Qeu! Qeu! Majoana (vocal score)

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Qeu! Qeu! Majoana (‘Knock, Knock’ Go the Pebbles!)
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
Catalogue: ACE 007 · JPM 004 · ISMN-979-0-804001-06-8
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In collection:
  • Mohapeloa Critical Edition, Volume I revised 2016 View

Two brothers play a game of pebbles in this 1935 song that is driven by a strong bass line, and one of them gets hurt. It's a reminder that games ('lipapali’) are an imprtant cultural category in Sotho life.

‘Knock, Knock’ Go the Pebbles! (vocal score) sample