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Title Carriacou Calaloo [sound recording].

Imprint Cambridge, MA : Rounder, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q CARIB CVC R22CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Caribbean voyage
Alan Lomax collection
Alan Lomax collection,
Note "A sampling of musical stlyes from Carricou ... big drum songs, Spritual [i.e. Spiritual] Baptist anthems, calypos [i.e. calypsos], lullabies, dance music, and more"--Container.
Compact disc.
Program notes, bibliography, and texts of the vocal works, in part with English translations ([32] p. : ports.) in container.
Contents I want to hear somebody pray -- Pléwé mwê lidé -- Cromanti cudjo -- Anancy-o sari baba -- Oko -- Temne woman-o -- Hausa wele -- Blow the man down -- Le pwezon didan la me -- Six figure quadrille -- Jodi samdi -- For my own money -- I'm rocking my baby to sleep -- Wila-wila-mena -- Labour party -- Explanation of pass-play -- Vio violé -- Yankee man comin' everyday -- Mary and Martha -- Wila-wila-mena -- Reel engage -- Reel engage -- Long time ago, (Caesar Boys) -- Igbo le le -- One night as I was walking -- Hush baby hush.
Performer Field recordings.
Event Recorded by Alan Lomax between July 28 and Aug.1, 1962.
Language Vocal works sung in Creole, English, or French.
Subject Music -- Grenada -- Carriacou Island.
Folk songs, Creole -- Grenada -- Carriacou Island.
Folk songs, English -- Grenada -- Carriacou Island.
Folk songs, French -- Grenada -- Carriacou Island.
Caribbean, English-speaking -- Songs and music.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002- Compiler.
Music No. 11661-1722-2 Rounder

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