Hooray, Irena

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Material Information

Title:
Hooray, Irena
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Recordings and Field Log
SB
Recording
George, Ralph ( Performer )
Britton, Eli ( Performer )
Marishow, Michael ( Performer )
Henry, Adolphus ( Performer )
Joseph, St. Bernard ( Performer )
Glaud, Jean ( Performer )
Sylvester, Gold ( Performer )
Mims, Oliver ( Performer )
Duncan, Cornelius ( Performer )
Unidentified ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
sailor song
Spatial Coverage:
Grenada -- Saint John -- None -- Gouyave

Notes

General Note:
Grenadines, Grenada, Afro-Caribbean
General Note:
Unspecified
General Note:
Gouyave 8/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session features lead/chorus singing. Performances include Nancy stories (song/stories), chanteys (sailor songs), and other genres. Alan Lomax indicates that there were two drums used for these performances and that they were "switched around all evening” among the performers (field log). Some of the performances can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Grenada (R0ounder 1728).
General Note:
Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus.
General Note:
vocal
General Note:
drum (drums)

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1212.0
System ID:
CA90001628:00001