Israel-o

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Material Information

Title:
Israel-o
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Editor
SB
Editor
Ferguston, Alpha ( Performer )
Unidentified ( Performer )
Unidentified ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
drinking song
Spatial Coverage:
St. Lucia -- None -- Anse la Raye -- Anse La Raye

Notes

General Note:
Caribbean, Saint Lucian, Afro-Caribbean
General Note:
Unspecified
General Note:
Anse La Raye II 7/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session features different groups of singers performing drinking songs (chanté abwè), game songs, and work songs. Some of the game songs can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Brown Girl in the R0ing (R0ounder CD 1716).
General Note:
This performance alternates between spoken sections (which involve a series of calls and responses between the speaker and audience), ballad singing (featuring alternating solo and chorus sections) and an upbeat rhythmic performance style (featuring call-and-response singing and hand clapping. Alan Lomax identified this performance as a chanté abwè or drinking song(s) field log.
General Note:
vocal
General Note:
clapping

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1184.0
System ID:
CA90001446:00001