:: Title :: En Aille, En Aille, Dio En Aille
:: Genre :: bélè, kont, story 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 :: T1125.0, Track 2 (00:01:43)
:: 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 - Alternating sections of solo and chorus singing as well as antiphonal exchange between the lead singer (probably Haniel Canovil) and the chorus. Handclapping (and perhaps the use of qua qua) throughout. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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