Barso Barso

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Material Information

Title:
Barso Barso
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Recordings and Field Log
SB
Recording and Field Log
Gopaul, Mrs. Ram ( Performer )
Rampersad, Mrs. Somaria ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
work song
grinding song
Spatial Coverage:
Trinidad and Tobago -- Chaguanas -- Trinidad -- Charlieville

Notes

General Note:
Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
General Note:
Pierre Road
General Note:
Charlieville 5/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session documents a traditional Indo-Trinidadian wedding. Performances include tassa drumming, religious songs, wedding songs, and work songs.
General Note:
Alternating solo voice. Alan Lomax notes: “This song … tells a story of a young lady who wants to go shopping for a nose decoration. Her husband says, ‘I am working for only 25 cents. Where am I going to get money to give to you?’ She is annoyed and wishes that rain could fall and flood the house” (Field Log).
General Note:
vocal

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1087.0
System ID:
CA90000512:00001