:: Title :: Dodo
:: Genre :: lullaby
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lauzane, Berthilie [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Lasserre (Morne-à-l?Eau), Grande Terre (Guadeloupe)
:: Language :: Guadeloupean Creole French
:: Culture :: French Antillian, Guadeloupe, Indo-Caribbean
:: Session :: Lasserre 7/62
:: Date :: 7/16/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1164.0, Track 7 (00:00:44)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 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 Roses.? 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 (Rounder 1733). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - 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. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962



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