:: Title :: Tomorrow A Grand Funeral
:: Genre :: bongo
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Cruickshank, Emelda [vocal]
Unidentified [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Bélè group
:: Setting :: Cape yard
:: Location :: Pembroke (None), Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: Trinidadian Creole English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Afro-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Pembroke 8/62
:: Date :: 8/15/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1229.0, Track 1 (00:01:23)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features a bélè group performing children?s game songs, drum/dance songs, lullabies, and more. Some of the recordings can be found on Caribbean Voyage: Brown Girl in the Ring (Rounder CD 1716). [Source: Recording and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. Chorus sings in unison and parallel harmony. Mizik djel (mouth music) and handclapping throughout. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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