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Folk Music in Haiti

Alice 31 Jan 10 - 09:00 PM
Maryrrf 31 Jan 10 - 09:06 PM
Alice 31 Jan 10 - 09:15 PM
bubblyrat 01 Feb 10 - 02:37 PM
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Subject: Folk Music in Haiti
From: Alice
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 09:00 PM

I found this interesting web page about folk music in Haiti with some video clips and this quote:

Famed ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax, who visited Haiti in 1937 to record folk music, had this to say about the island nation: "I have looked about enough to be sure this is the richest field I have ever worked in." The following samples are a tiny fraction:

To Haiti With Love


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Subject: RE: Folk Music in Haiti
From: Maryrrf
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 09:06 PM

Thanks for posting this Alice. I really enjoyed it - especially the Twobadou.


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Subject: RE: Folk Music in Haiti
From: Alice
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 09:15 PM

Yes, I went to you tube and searched on "Twoubadou" and found more.


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Subject: RE: Folk Music in Haiti
From: bubblyrat
Date: 01 Feb 10 - 02:37 PM

I imagine that the populace have more pressing issues to worry about at this time in their history.


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