:: Title :: Madam De L?Oiseau
:: Genre :: story song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Hurtault, Raphael [vocal]
John, Angelo [vocal]
John, Herbert [vocal]
Pascal, Renold [vocal]
Prosper, Belomie [vocal]
Unidentified [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: La Plaine (None), Saint Patrick (Dominica)
:: Language :: Dominican Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Dominica, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: La Plaine II 6/62
:: Date :: 6/25/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1130.0, Track 2 (00:12:26)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Story-telling, kont, boat-pulling songs, digging songs, and work songs from the sawpit. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Narrated story interspersed with singing. The songs are unaccompanied and feature call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus singing in (octave) unison. Intermittent handclapping throughout. Also note call-and-response exchange between the speaker and the audience. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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