:: Title :: Wedding song
:: Genre :: wedding song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [dhantal, drum (drums), harmonium, vocal]
:: Group Name :: Saraswati Prakash Group
:: Setting :: Pierre Road
:: Location :: Charlieville (Chaguanas), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: Hindi
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Charlieville 5/62
:: Date :: 5/6/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1084.0, Track 3 (00:02:38)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session documents a traditional Indo-Trinidadian wedding. Performances include tassa drumming, religious songs, wedding songs, and work songs. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Singing accompanied by traditional orchestra. Alan Lomax writes about this performance: ?man dressed as bride and another dressed as groom?? (field log). [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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