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Title East Indian music in the West Indies [sound recording].

Imprint Cambridge, MA : Rounder, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Music Compact Disc    Q CARIB CVE R23CD    Staff Reported Missing
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Caribbean voyage
The Alan Lomax collection
Alan Lomax collection,
Note "A panorama of traditional Asian and newly created creolized East Indian music, Trinidadian 'local classical' tan singing, Hindu devotional and wedding songs, Muslim tassa drumming, Madrasi funeral drumming, and a unique excerpt from a Kali ceremony on Guadeloupe"--Container.
Compact disc.
Historical and descriptive notes in English, and texts of the vocal works with English translations ([18] p. : ill.) in container.
Contents Ramayan chaupai -- Tan singing (Thumri) -- Tan singing (Holi) -- Tassa -- Women's lullaby -- Sohar -- Grinding song -- Wedding song -- Madrasi funeral drumming -- Guadeloupe Kali ceremony -- Bhajan -- Birha -- Chowtal -- Interview.
Performer Field recordings.
Event Recorded by Alan Lomax May 5-7 and 13 and June 13, 1962, in Trinidad and (10th work) July 1, 1962, in Guadeloupe.
Language Vocal works sung in various languages, including Hindi, Bhojpuri, and Tamil.
Subject Music -- Trinidad.
Music -- Guadeloupe.
Music -- India.
Folk music -- Trinidad.
Folk music -- Guadeloupe.
Folk songs -- Trinidad.
Folk songs, Tamil -- Guadeloupe.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002- Compiler.
Music No. 11661-1723-2 Rounder
1723 Rounder

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