Dodo

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Material Information

Title:
Dodo
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Editor
SB
Editor
Lauzane, Berthilie ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
lullaby
Spatial Coverage:
Guadeloupe -- Morne-à-l’Eau -- Grande Terre -- Lasserre

Notes

General Note:
French Antillian, Guadeloupe, Indo-Caribbean
General Note:
Unspecified
General Note:
Lasserre 7/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session features a Gwoka ensemble performing traditional dance drum rhythms (toumblak and woulé), as well as wake songs and work songs. In his field log, Alan Lomax names a number of individuals who participated in this session. It is possible that most (if not all) of them are part of a group called “Les R0oses.” And, unless otherwise specified by Lomax, they are all listed as "possible" performers on the recordings in this session. Some of these recordings can be found on Caribbean Voyage: The French Antilles (R0ounder 1733).
General Note:
Solo singing. According to Alan Lomax’s field log, Bertolie Laussane, who was an old woman at the time of this recording, is the owner of a set of drums used during the Kali ceremony the day before.
General Note:
vocal

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1164.0
System ID:
CA90001293:00001