ngulu (satb) (pdf if ordered for entire choir)


  • Catalog ID: S-66
  • First Line: ngulu ii, ngulu mwelela
  • Composer: Boniface Mganga (1954-2011)
  • Voicing: satb
  • Accompaniment: a cappella
  • Language: Kenyan
  • Country: Kenya
  • Series: Muungano
  • Other: africa
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


This is a Kamba work song which is sung to alleviate weariness during work or on long "foot safaris."  The recurring phrases (malenge: "pumpkin" and nomukaiva: "thou shalt pay") are light-hearted warnings to "trespassers."

Note: PDFS are sent ONLY when you order and pay for copies for your entire choir.  We do not send pdfs if a single copy is ordered.   If you need a single reference copy, it will be sent to you via US Mail for $2 plus shipping.. Copies for your entire choir need to be prepaid with a credit card.  Once we receive payment, we will send you the pdf with permission to make the number of purchased copies.