:: Title :: Adolin Do La, Bwa Kasé
:: Genre :: work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Alphonse, Marc [vocal]
Alphonse, Robert [vocal]
Caravelle, Colbert [vocal]
Dorvan, Clébert [vocal]
Dorvan, Guy [vocal]
Edvige, Robert [vocal]
Flanbert, Ramon [vocal]
Flauzin, Abel-Athanase [vocal]
Nart, Gilbert [makè drum, vocal]
Nart, Richard [boula drum, vocal]
Prillon, Daniel [vocal]
Ramier, Pierre [vocal]
Valcy, Turenne Joseph [vocal]
Wayar, Michel [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Gwoka Group, Les Roses
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Lasserre (Morne-à-l?Eau), Grande Terre (Guadeloupe)
:: Language :: Guadeloupean Creole French
:: Culture :: French Antillian, Guadeloupe, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Lasserre 7/62
:: Date :: 7/16/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1165.0, Track 15 (00:02:15)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features a Gwoka ensemble performing traditional dance drum rhythms (toumblak and woulé), as well as wake songs and work songs. In his field log, Alan Lomax names a number of individuals who participated in this session. It is possible that most (if not all) of them are part of a group called ?Les Roses.? And, unless otherwise specified by Lomax, they are all listed as "possible" performers on the recordings in this session. Some of these recordings can be found on Caribbean Voyage: The French Antilles (Rounder 1733). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Antiphonal exchange between lead singers (not specified) and chorus. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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