Vio Violé

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Material Information

Title:
Vio Violé
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Recordings and Field Log
SB
Recording
Aikens, Daniel ( Performer )
Sylvester, Virginia ( Performer )
Sylvester, Virginia ( Performer )
Dick, Beatrice ( Performer )
Lejen, Derrick ( Performer )
Joseph, Sheraf ( Performer )
Lawrence, Faith ( Performer )
Duncan, Sweet Honey ( Performer )
Lawrence, Prince ( Performer )
Dick, Martha ( Performer )
Duncan, Lucianne ( Performer )
Hector, Edith ( Performer )
Joseph, Newton ( Performer )
Henry, Margaret ( Performer )
Joseph, Virginia ( Performer )
Duncan, Millicent ( Performer )
Bristol, Charles ( Performer )
Adams, Ferguson (Sugar Tamarind) ( Performer )
Solon, Lawrence ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
game song
Spatial Coverage:
Grenada -- None -- Carriacou -- La Resource

Notes

General Note:
Grenadines, Carriacou, Afro-Caribbean
General Note:
Tombstone feast
General Note:
La Resource 8/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session features predominantly leader/chorus singing of chanteys (sailor songs), story songs (Nancy stories), pass-play (a game typically played by unmarried teenagers), and other genres. In his field log, Alan Lomax names a number of individuals who participated in this session and (unless otherwise specified by Lomax) they are all listed as "possible" performers. Some of the performances can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Saraca (R0ounder 1726), Caribbean Voyage: Carriacou Calaloo (R0ounder 1722), and Caribbean Voyage: Brown Girl In The R0ing (R0ounder CD 1716).
General Note:
Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. Handclapping throughout.
General Note:
vocal
General Note:
clapping

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1208.0
System ID:
CA90001579:00001