Valse

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Material Information

Title:
Valse
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Editor
TM
Field logs (Cowley)
Magras, Manuel ( Performer )
Magras, Constan ( Performer )
Greaux, Louis ( Performer )
Blanchard, George ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
waltz
instrumental
dance tune
quadrille
Spatial Coverage:
France -- Saint Barthelemy / Saint-Barths / St Bart / St Barts / St Barths -- Ile-de-France -- Flamands

Notes

General Note:
French Antillian, St Barthelemy, French
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Unspecified
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Flamands I 7/62
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T
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Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session features a number of instrumental and vocal configurations. It includes solo accordion, a quadrille ensemble (performing instrumental music), and solo and choral singing, as well as multiple interviews. Many of the performances styles typically accompany a dance of some sort. Alan Lomax wrote of this session, “Dr. Jean Maurice, Edward Gréaux (R0oro) and Gramont La Place took us to Flamard and Columbia, where we recorded Saturday evening, Sunday morning and Sunday evening. Manuel Magras, a man of 70 odd years was the proprietor the bar in Flammard sic” (Field Log). At the time of this recording, Manuel Magras was 70, Constan Magras was 39, Louis Greaux was 16, and George Blanchard was 33 years old (ibid).
General Note:
Louis Greaux was aged 16 years, and George Blanchard was aged 22 years at the time of this recording session.
General Note:
accordion
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tambourine
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chac chac
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bois sec
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Quadrille group

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1158.0
System ID:
CA90001225:00001