:: Title :: Compère Lapin Y Compère Chauval (The Rabbit And The Horse)
:: Genre :: lewoz, wake game/story-song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Albert, Prince [vocal]
Callisc, Lard [vocal]
Ferguston, Alpha [vocal]
Gerard, Jones [vocal]
Herelle, Benton [vocal]
Herelle, Dickson [vocal]
Jobier, Maford [vocal]
Launes, Joseph [vocal]
Modest, McNeil [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Anse la Raye (None), Anse la Raye (St. Lucia)
:: Language :: Saint Lucian Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Saint Lucian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Anse La Raye I 7/62
:: Date :: 7/18/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1168.0, Track 13 (00:04:15)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by members of a La Rose (lewòz) society performing La Rose songs, a group of men performing wake and work songs, and two women performing lullabies. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Narrated story interspersed with singing. Singing involves both unison choral and call-and-response singing between lead singer and chorus. Note interactive exchange between the speaker and audience. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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