:: Title :: Ampagan (continued) / Commentary by Alan Lomax
:: Genre :: commentary, wedding song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Singh, Lal [dhantal]
Soogrim, Latchmin [vocal]
Unidentified man [drum (drums)]
Unidentified women [vocal]
:: Setting :: Wedding in Charlo Village
:: Location :: Charlo Village (Penal-Debe), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: Hindi
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Charlo Village 5/62
:: Date :: 5/12/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1100.0, Track 5 (00:00:39)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session documents a traditional Indo-Trinidadian wedding, which began on the evening of May 12 (tape 1099, tracks 1-10; tape 1100, tracks 1-6) and concluded the following morning (tape 1101, tracks 1-4; tape 1102, tracks 1-13; tape 1104, tracks 1-14; tape 1105, tracks 1-11). Performances include tassa drumming, tan singing, and numerous women?s songs. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Performance call-and-response singing between the lead singer and chorus. Handclapping throughout. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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