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    Lesotho Culture

    Traditional music culture in Lesotho

    September 14, 2018

    There are many styles and sub-genres of Basotho music in Lesotho and  is inspired by the country’s natural surroundings, work, birth, death, politics, and day-to-day life. Although crop and livestock farming is valued most, traditional music also forms an important part of people’s lives. Basotho music can be described as ‘call and respond’ music; when instruments are used they aim to complement or substitute the voice. Gender roles and socialization through music Basotho children are taught music, praise singing and…

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