:: Title :: Is Time For War This Hour
:: Genre :: dance tune, kalenda
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Alsopp, Otto [dancing]
Anthony, Sylvester [vocal]
Christopher, Alva [vocal]
George, Lennox [fuller drum]
Lemessy, Christopher [vocal]
Morris, Alva [vocal]
Noel, Joseph [cutter drum]
Olfonso, Hendrickson [dancing]
Thomas, Mathew [vocal]
Wing [roller drum]
Zoe, Patrick [fuller drum]
:: Group Name :: Kalenda band
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Plaisance (Rio Claro-Mayaro), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Afro-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Plaisance 4/62
:: Date :: 4/30/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1065.0, Track 8 (00:02:36)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features a number of kalenda and chantey performances. Kalenda is a Trinidadian dance modeled on the movements of a martial art. It is accompanied by drumming and song, and employs an alternating chorus-leader singing style. The chantey performances are sung a cappella. They employ an alternating chorus-leader singing style and are characterized by parallel harmonization, and (with some exceptions) a heterophonic texture. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alternating chorus-leader singing style. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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