:: Title :: Discussion of a woman who became possessed
:: Genre :: spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Shango Group
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Levera (Saint Patrick), None (Grenada)
:: Language :: Grenadian Creole English
:: Culture :: Grenadines, Grenada, Yoruba
:: Session :: Levera 8/62
:: Date :: 8/6/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1220.0, Track 11 (00:01:18)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by a Shango group of Yoruba ancestry. Many of these performances can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Grenada (Rounder 1728). Note that the indicated language is only a suggestion, based on the context of the performance. It is likely that many of the performances draw on several languages at the same time. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax describes the scene in which this conversation takes place as a ?crowd around [a] woman who became possessed? (Field Log). Presumably this possession occurred during or at the end of the preceding performance. [Source: Recording and Field Log]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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