Moshanyana, Se Llele ho Lisa (vocal score)

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Moshanyana, Se Llele ho Lisa (Boy, Don’t Yearn To Herd Yet)
Instrumentation: SAT(T)B
Score: vocal score
Catalogue: ACE 077 · JPM 039 · ISMN-979-0-804001-76-1
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  • Mohapeloa Critical Edition, Volume II revised 2016 View

This stern 1939 warning is for the herdboy looking after the animals in Lesotho, wearing a blanket and carrying a stick, who will be chilled by the harsh winter. Mohapeloa, like most African men - including Nelson Mandela - performed this arduous but important social duty during his own childhood. 

Boy, Don’t Yearn To Herd Yet (vocal score) sample