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Matanzas, Cuba, ca. 1957 [electronic resource] : Afro-Cuban sacred music from the countryside.

Other Title:
Matanzas, Cuba, circa 1957
Afro-Cuban sacred music from the countryside
Publication:
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p2001.
Series:
Smithsonian global sound for libraries
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Blacks -- Cuba -- Matanzas (Province) -- Music.
Field recordings -- Cuba -- Matanzas (Province).
Folk music -- Cuba -- Matanzas (Province).
Folk songs, Bantu -- Cuba -- Matanzas (Province).
Folk songs, Yoruba -- Cuba -- Matanzas (Province).
Percussion ensembles.
Santeria music -- Cuba -- Matanzas (Province).
Local subjects:
Cuba. (search)
Language:
Sung principally in Yoruba and Bantu.
System Details:
Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Toque Oyo (2:56) ; Toque Arará (3:59) ; Toque Mina-Yona : (obatalá) (2:19) (Domingo Hernández, Marcelo Carreras, Angel Rolando, drums ; Domingo Hernández, Jr., hoe blade)
Mo juba ocha = I pay homage to the orisha (1:49) ; Ogâun Onile (1:55) (Inés Sotomayor and group)
Ibarabo ago mo juba = Song for Eleguá (3:06) ; Song for Ogâun (3:16) ; Oshosi : Ayilodá mala mala de = Song for Oshosi (4:47) (Marcos Portillo Dominguez and group)
Omodara dei = Song for Orishaoko (Emiliano de Armas and group) (2:59)
Babaluaiyé (3:20) ; Shangó (5:18) ; Oyá (4:12) ; Yemayá (3:18) (Marcos Portillo Dominguez and group)
Osain songs (Domingo Hernandez) (1:23)
Guirigi tongo un mene mene ó (1:10) ; Magó kueki bay arere (1:22) ; Okun leo, vamo' pa' la loma (1:12) (Florinda Pastor, Agustin Diago and group)
Toque Yesá : for Inlé (Domingo Hernández, Marcelo Carreras, Angel Rolando, drums ; Domingo Hernández, Jr., hoe blade) (1:52)
Urâu Dadá (2:41) ; Shangó moforibale (2:52) ; Yeyé/Songs for Iroko (2:18) (Alberto Yenkins and group)
Toque Yesá : for Oshâun (Domingo Hernández, Marcelo Carreras, Angel Rolando, drums ; Domingo Hernández, Jr., hoe blade) (1:36)
Moforibale Ogâun = I pay homage to Ogâun (Unknown soloist with Inés Sotomayor and group) (1:42)
Olokun (Fernando Hernández, vocals ; Inés Sotomayor's group) (1:58)
Toque egbado (1:27) ; Toque de bembé (3:30) (Domingo Hernández, Marcelo Carreras, Angel Rolando, drums ; Domingo Hernández, Jr., hoe blade).
Participant:
Various performers.
Notes:
"[T]hese recordings preserve extremely rare bembé lukumi ritual drumming used by practitioners of Santeria to summon the gods or salute Cuba's African nations. ... With origins in Yoruba religion in West Africa, this music reveals the roots of today's Afro-Cuban ceremonial practices"--Original container.
"From the historic recordings of Lydia Cabrera and Josefina Tarafa"--Original container.
Previously issued as compact disc.
Program notes in English, with bibliographical and discographical references, by Morton Marks (28 p. : ill.) inserted in original container.
Recorded in Matanzas, Cuba, 1957.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Cabrera, Lydia.
Tarafa, Josefina.
Alexander Street Press.
Other format:
SFW CD 40490
OCLC:
689541774
Publisher Number:
093074049020
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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