:: Title :: A La Mort Pécheur
:: Genre :: hymn, religious song, wake song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Abraham, Matthew [vocal]
Canovil, Amil [vocal]
Canovil, Haniel [vocal]
Canovil, Sevil [vocal]
George, Cyril [vocal]
Laurence, Elvanan [vocal]
Look, Delena [vocal]
Noble, John [vocal]
Wrench, Altima [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Wake Group
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Mahaut (None), Saint Paul (Dominica)
:: Language :: Dominican Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Dominica, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Mahaut II 6/62
:: Date :: 6/23/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1124.0, Track 4 (00:04:54)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features songs and song stories (kont) that typically accompany a wake. Styles / genres include bélè (also bèlè), hymns, and work songs, as well as a number of interviews. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Unaccompanied hymn. Alternation between solo and chorus singing. Chorus sings largely in unison / octave unison. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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