:: Title :: Moune Parle Francais
:: Genre :: work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Athanase, Dixon [vocal]
Unidentified men [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: La Plaine (None), Saint Patrick (Dominica)
:: Language :: Dominican Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Dominica, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: La Plaine II 6/62
:: Date :: 6/25/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1133.0, Track 1 (00:03:17)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Story-telling, kont, boat-pulling songs, digging songs, and work songs from the sawpit. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Antiphonal exchange between lead singer and chorus while sawing wood. Percussive accompaniment is created by handclapping and tapping pieces of wood together. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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