:: Title :: Chanté, O-Maria Chanté
:: Genre :: dance tune, talk/ambience
:: 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 :: T1169.0, Track 8 (00:03:26)
:: 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 - Alternating solo voice and chorus sections. Chorus sings in unison and parallel harmony. Lomax asks in French for someone with a beauful voice (une belle voix) to sing a song. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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