Caribbean Voyage: Trinidad: Carnival Roots: The 1962 Field Recordings
CAT # 11661-1725-2
1. Patizan-Mwen I Las 2. Regimen Mwen De Leon Mama 3:45 3. Congo Bara 1:57 4. Ay Si No  5. Ay Si No  6. Maypole Interview 1:50 7. Castilian 3:37 8. Sewe Wangala 3:34 9. Kalenda Interview  1:58 10. Fire Brigade Water the Road 3:18 11. Kalenda Interview  1:25 12. Fire Brigade Water the Road 2:54 13. Israel on the Road, He Coming 3:37 14. Pasillo 5:34 15. Hosein Description, St. James  1:50 16. Hosein Drums, St. James 1:54 17. Hosein Description, St. James  1:36 18. Sergeant, Give Me the Day Today 4:25 19. Call Ellen for Me 2:51 20. Maysotis 3:40 21. Rollo the Ganja 7:14 22. Midnight Robber 2:48 23. Maysotis  2:43 24. War 4:27 25. We Yo Ka Monte, Sewe! 1:00 26. Ram Goat Baptism 3:05
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Carnival Roots: With Trinidad's famous Shrovetide festival as its focus, this collection of kalendas, bélè, maypole songs, castilians, pasillos, calypso, and Hosein (and Hosay drumming) - plus a 'Midnight Robber' speech and performer interviews - explores the links between pre-emancipation African-Caribbean traditions, the emerging music of cosmopolitan Trinidad, and the Carnival of the twenty-first century. Caribbean Voyage: Released for the first time, Alan Lomax's legendary 1962 recordings of the rich and many-stranded musical traditions of the Lesser Antilles and eastern Caribbean - work songs, pass-play and story songs, calypso, East Indian chaupai, and steel band music - reflecting the Central and West African, French, English, Celtic, Spanish and East Indian contributions to Caribbean culture. The Alan Lomax Collection: The Alan Lomax Collection gathers together the American, European and Caribbean field recordings, world music compilations, and ballad operas of writer, folklorist, and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax.
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