Thoko ea Tlhōlo (vocal score)

Also published separately by MSBD.
Composer: Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa
Work title: Thoko ea Tlhōlo (Praise of Man’s Victory Over Ignorance)
Instrumentation: SATB
Score: vocal score
Catalogue: ACE 183 · JPM 092 · ISMN-979-0-804002-82-9
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  • Mohapeloa Critical Edition, Volume III revised 2016 View

This long, multi-sectioned song from 1947 is full of European traits in its marching gait, fast pace, and sudden changes of key, mood and rhythm, all of which help create a celebration of 'victory' that is both earthly and temporal (coming after WWII) and spiritual and eternal.

Praise of Man’s Victory Over Ignorance (vocal score) sample