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Title Brown girl in the ring : an anthology of song games from the eastern Caribbean / collected and documented by Alan Lomax, J.D. Elder, and Bess Lomax Hawes.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.624 BRO    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi p., 220 p. of music : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Note Unacc. melodies with chord symbols; each singing game includes the words, instructions, and commentary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-218).
Discography: p. 219-220.
Contents 1. Song games from Trinidad and Tobago -- 2. Song games from Dominica and St. Lucia -- 3. Song games from Anguilla and Nevis -- 4. Pass-play songs from Carriacou -- 5. I recall: growing up in Tobago -- 6. Observations on the song game.
Language English and Creole words with singable English translations as applicable.
Subject Singing games -- Antilles, Lesser.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002-
Elder, J. D.), 1913-2003-
Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009-
ISBN 0679404538 : $30.00

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