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This edition was first launched in 2015 and was completely revised in 2016 both on this site and as a CD-ROM for publication in SAMUS: South African Music Studies, journal of the South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM). It comprises 145 scores in pdf, covering 182 unaccompanied short choral works and 1 piano work by Sotho composer Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa. All his works are available for download as individual songs or in volumes.

All of them are available in staff notation only (Vols I-VI) or in staff notation with tonic solfa notation added (Vols Ia-VIa). The CD African Choral Legacy: Historic Recordings of Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa (2013) is also available for sale as an album or as individual tracks, and provides an important accompaniment to the scores in this 2016 edition.

Volumes in this edition

Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa Critical Edition 2016

Title:
Joshua Pulumo Mohapeloa Critical Edition in Six Volumes, revised edition 2016
Catalogue:
ACE VOL1-6

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ACEVOL007
Vocal score - dual notation, Vocal score - staff notation

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Volume 1

Title:
Meloli le Lithallere tsa Afrika I (African Songs and Extemporary Harmonizations Book I)
Catalogue:
ACE VOL1

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ACEVOL001
Vocal score - staff notation

R249.95

ACEVOL001A
Vocal score - dual notation

R249.95

Volume 2

Title:
Meloli le Lithallere tsa Afrika II (African Songs and Extemporary Harmonizations Book II)
Catalogue:
ACE VOL2

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ACEVOL002
Vocal score - staff notation

R249.95

ACEVOL002A
Vocal score - dual notation

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Volume 3

Title:
Meloli le Lithallere tsa Afrika III (African Songs and Extemporary Harmonizations Book III)
Catalogue:
ACE VOL3

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ACEVOL003
Vocal score - staff notation

R249.95

ACEVOL003A
Vocal score - dual notation

R249.95

Volume 4

Title:
Khalima-Nosi tsa ’Mino Oa Kajeno: Harnessing Salient Features of Modern African Music and Meluluetsa ea Ntšetso-pele le Bosechaba Lesotho (Anthems for the Development of the Lesotho Nation)
Catalogue:
ACE VOL4

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ACEVOL004
Vocal score - staff notation

R249.95

ACEVOL004A
Vocal score - dual notation

R249.95

Volume 5

Title:
Eight Songs from Hosanna: Lipina tsa Kereke (Hosanna: Church Songs) and Bukana ea Lipesaleme (Book of Psalms)
Catalogue:
ACE VOL5

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ACEVOL005
Vocal score - staff notation

R249.95

ACEVOL005a
Vocal score - dual notation

R249.95

Volume 6

Title:
Miscellaneous Published and Unpublished Works
Catalogue:
ACE VOL6

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ACEVOL006A
Vocal score - dual notation

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ACEVOL006
Vocal score - staff notation

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