Peter Chuma

Dave Dargie recorded Mr Peter Chuma in 1982 at St Scholastica Mission in the Limpopo Province. Dargie found Mr Chuma’s music infectious saying his playing “bubbled with lively rhythms and rich with melody” which caused women at his performances to join in.

Mr Chuma played a Xitende, a large bow, approximately one and a half metres in length. In addition to his bow he wore leg rattles when performing.