:: Title :: Kali ritual drumming (I)
:: Genre :: madras drumming
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Govindin, Benjamin [dholak]
PrÍtre, Grand [dholak]
Souprayen, Edouard [dholak]
Unidentified [dholak]
:: Group Name :: Madras drummers
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Capesterre Belle-Eau (None), Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)
:: Language :: Tamil
:: Culture :: French Antillian, Guadeloupe, Indo-Caribbean, Tamil
:: Session :: Capesterre Belle-Eau 7/62
:: Date :: 7/15/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1163.0, Track 2 (00:08:17)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A religious ceremony in honor of the Hindu goddess Kali. It features leader and chorus singing and ritual drumming. Some of the recordings can be found on Caribbean Voyage: The French Antilles (Rounder 1733) and Caribbean Voyage: East Indian Music in the West Indies (Rounder 1723). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This performance takes place before the altar of Kali and accompanies various ritual activities. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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