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Peter Was a Fisherman :
The 1939 Trinidad field recordings of Melville and Frances Herskovits, Vol. I

(Rounder Records, 1998)
Trinidad
Musique traditionnelle

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Peter Was a Fisherman, le premier volume des enregistrements de Melville et Frances Herskovits en 1939 dans le village de Toco (Trinidad). Couvre toutes les formes musicales de ce village (352 morceaux).

Anthropologue américain spécialiste de l'Afrique et de l'Afro-Amérique, Melville Herskovits cherchait avec ces enregistrements des éléments permettant d'étayer sa thèse sur la permanence de traits africains dans les cultures afro-américaines

Titres des morceaux
 

1. You Know One Joseph Keeba (Quadrille) - Margaret Wright
2. Invocation (Shango) - Andrew Beddoe (in Herskovits notes as "Biddle")
3. Yan mi, Yan mi (in Herskovits notes as "Nyami, Nyami Iwomoya) (Yoruba) (Oya) - Margaret Buckley
4. John Gilman Want Tobacco Carnival (Yankee Minstrel) - Victoria Philip
5. E-ajo Ajo (Adjo, Adjo) (Shango) - Sidney Bourne
6. The Bay Road Girls, They Have No Pride Reel (Quadrille) - Emelia Henry
7. Enyin Olowo (In Herskovits notes as "Eniyo Lowo Omana") (Yoruba) - Margaret Buckleyten
8. Roll Jordan Roll (Baptist Song) - Nanthaniel Babb
9. Yard-O 'Yaddo (Fisherman's Song) - Emile Paul
10. I Want a Pretty Woman (Bongo/40-Day Song) - Allan Lovelace
11. Oh, Send She Back (Old Song) - Margaret Wright
12. Eshu Bara (in Herskovits notes as "Ibara-bu Omodyn-ba") (Shango) - Mr. Frederick
13. Mureau, Mureau the Devil (Bongo) - Henry Williams
14. We Don't Want No Rice (Carnival) - Vernon Hedley
15. Ye! Ekun ara wa la mi sun (Yoruba) (Merriment) - Margaret Buckley
16. Explanation of Ye Ekun ara wa la mi sun - Margaret Buckley, France S. Herskovits
17. Ou Bel Marie Coolie (Carnival) - Emile Paul
(extrait mp3)

18. Congo Justina (Reel) (Passe) - Victoria Philip
19. Ine Ine Katuke (in Herskovits notes as "Ina Ina Katuka") (Carnival) (Wild Indian) - Victoria Philip
20. Ikubo (Yoruba) (Song for the Dead) - Margaret Wright
21. Buccoo Bay Young Girl (Reel) - Margaret Wright
22. You Bad and You Bad (Bongo) - Dixon (Ebenezer) Philip
23. What a Friend We Have in Jesus (Sankey) (No. 117) into Shout - Henry Williams
24. Paulie Say She Love Me (Sentimental Song) - Venice Talbott
25. Ye! Iwo (in Herskovits notes as "Ewo Ewo Yiya) (Yoruba) (War) - Margaret Buckley
26. Texas Sailor Coming Down (Carnival) (Sailors) - Dixon (Ebenezer) Philip
27. When Me Baby Born, O (Quadrille) - Martha Saunders
28. Peter Was a Fisherman (Baptist Song) - Michael Williams
29. Zutula Dead (Bongo) - Allan Lovelace
30. Summo (Yoruba) (Fertility) - Margaret Buckley
31. Donnie Willie (Reel) (Quardrille) - Martha Saunders
32. De Night a de Wake (Bongo) - Dixon (Ebenezer) Philip
33. Jesus Lover of My Soul (Sankey into Shout) - Henry Williams
34. I Wish I Was a Little Fish (Sentimental Song) - Martha Saunders

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