Potang (vocal score)

Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Potang (The Board Game)
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
Catalogue: ACE 167 · JPM 084 · ISMN-979-0-804002-66-9
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  • Mohapeloa Critical Edition, Volume III View

This highly syncopated, call-and-response song from 1947 must be refering to ‘moruba-ruba’, a common strategy game played by men all over southern African, where 12 black and white ‘cows’ are moved around the board, a game similar to Nine Men’s Morris.

The Board Game (vocal score) sample