Mankanisi (vocal score with tonic solfa)

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Mankanisi (Manganese)
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score with tonic solfa
Catalogue: ACE 112 · JPM 056 · ISMN-979-0-804002-11-9
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In collection:
  • Mohapeloa Critical Edition, Volume IIa (with tonic solfa) revised 2016 View

This 1939 township song mourns workers who die while working on manganese mines in Johannesburg. Popularized through concert parties on the Reef in the 1940s, it was also recorded by the Manhattan Brothers.

Manganese (vocal score with tonic solfa) sample