South Africa Music Bibliography

Mphande, Lupenga and Ikechukwu Okafor Newsum
1997 "Popular Music, Appropriation, and Circular Culture of Labor Migration in Southern Africa: The case of South Africa and Malawi." Language, rhythm, & sound: Black popular cultures in the twenty-first century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

This essay examines the music of Labor migrants in South Africa and Malawi. It is also useful, as it brings two regions of Southern Africa together through the musical picture it creates.

(Not Annotated):

Erasmus, Jeanette
1975 "Music song and dance of the South African Bantu." Bantu. 22:8 1-33.

Kirby, Percival R.
1934 "The effect of western civilization on Bantu music." In: Schapera, Isaac, ed. : Western civilization and the natives of South Africa. London: 129-140.

Kirby, Percival R.
1931 "The gora and its Bantu successors: a study in South African native music." Bantu studies. 5 89-109.

Longmore, Laura
1953 "Music and song among the Bantu people in urban areas on the Witwatersrand." African Music Society. 1:6 15-27.

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