| Lesotho || || Berea || || Basotho || || 1959 || Hugh Tracey |
Language and title:
original language: Sotho
title in original language: Ei, ei, ei, ngoana oa l-la
title in English: Ei, ei, ei, the child cries
| type || # performers || instrument (type) || singing voice
| Group || 2 || -
|| FEMALE |
length: 0:58 min.
Agnes Lekhoti, Nuku Lesoetsa
not available online
"The Sound of Africa Series - Sons d'Afrique Series"
Reference AMA. TR-101
"Ei, ei, ei, the child cries. It cries and stops. I went to Mpharane. And found my friend's child ill. I went out and prayed. Then I took a pick and went up the mountain.", "The Monakaladi plant of Thabana Morena. If you eat it, you'll have cracked feet."
Octave reduced tone scale
All pitch candidates
Melodic progress (fragment)