Dondon Banane (with Lomax commentary)

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Material Information

Title:
Dondon Banane (with Lomax commentary)
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Recordings and Field Log
SB
Recording
Lazarus, Tida ( Performer )
Joseph, Newton ( Performer )
Joseph, Jennifer ( Performer )
Fortune, May ( Performer )
Joseph, Jemina ( Performer )
Joseph, Willie ( Performer )
Russel, John ( Performer )
Bristol, Charles ( Performer )
Lazarus, Beatrice ( Performer )
Andrew, Pashin ( Performer )
John, Glassin ( Performer )
Adams, Ferguson (Sugar Tamarind) ( Performer )
Aikens, Daniel ( Performer )
John, Caddy Lazarus ( Performer )
Unidentified ( Performer )
James, Mannie ( Performer )
Joseph, Maximum ( Performer )
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Subjects

Genre:
Big Drum dance
nation dance
Spatial Coverage:
Grenada -- None -- Carriacou -- L'Esterre

Notes

General Note:
Grenadines, Carriacou, Afro-Caribbean
General Note:
Tombstone feast
General Note:
L'Esterre 8/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
A tombstone feast hosted by Jennifer and Newton Joseph, both identified as performers for these recordings. Performances feature a Big Drum group performing traditional repertoire, which continues on the subsequent session. 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. This session is documented in considerable detail in Caribbean Voyage: Tombstone Feast (R0ounder 1727). Some of the recordings can also be found on Caribbean Voyage: Carriacou Calaloo (R0ounder 1722).
General Note:
Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. Toward the end of the recording, Alan Lomax describes the dancing.
General Note:
vocal
General Note:
cutter drum
General Note:
boula drum
General Note:
chac chac
General Note:
Big Drum group

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1200.0
System ID:
CA90001881:00001