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Hju Masekela (Hugh Masekela, 1939-2018) bio je južnoafrički muzičar, kompozitor i pevač često nazivan "ocem afričkog džeza". Njegova pesma Stimela govori o vozu za prevoz rudara i uglja: engleska reč steamer označava lokomotivu ili brod sa pogonom na vodenu paru, što je u jeziku južnoafričkog naroda Zulu postalo isitimela, a potom poprimilo različite varijante u različitim jezicima i narečjima jezičke porodice nguni. Prevod pesme možete pročitati ispod videa. Stimela There is a train that comes from Namibia and Malawi
there is a train that comes from Zambia and Zimbabwe,
There is a train that comes from Angola and Mozambique,
From Lesotho, from Botswana, from Zwaziland,
From all the hinterland of Southern and Central Africa.
This train carries young and old, African men
Who are conscripted to come and work on contract
In the gold and mineral mines of Johannesburg
And its surrounding metropolis, sixteen hours or more a
For almost no pay. Deep, deep,...

Pročitajte Stimela

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