Smithsonian Folkways CK-01021-CCD Un Ti Bo and other pleasures from MartiniQue

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Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution the national museum of the United States. They are dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation preservation and dissemination of sound. Folkways Records believe that musical and cultural diversity contributes to the vitality and quality of life throughout the world. Through the dissemination of audio recordings and educational materials Folkways Records seek to strengthen people s engagement with their own cultural heritage and to enhance their awareness and appreciation of the cultural heritage of others. Our mission is the legacy of Moses Asch who founded Folkways Records in 1948 to document ''people s music '' spoken word instruction and sounds from around the world. The Smithsonian acquired Folkways from the Asch estate in 1987 and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings has continued the Folkways commitment to cultural diversity education increased understanding and lively engagement with the world of sound.

Rhythmically driven and French Caribbean flavored this diverse set of recordings from the island of Martinique features large carnival bands and call and response choirs accompanied by drumming and gourd shakers or guitars. Especially noteworthy is the set of biguine a musical genre specifically identified with Martinique which features both clarinet and trombone.

- SKU: SFR0419

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Colour
Multicolor
Brand
Smithsonian Folkways
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Model #
CK-01021-CCD
SKU
5FSYURJ0X6S7
UPC
9307110212

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