Collection : Music of Cuba [4 Disques]

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Title
Music of Cuba [4 Disques]
Depositor / contributor
Courlander, Harold
Document status
Published
Recording context
A préciser
Recording period
1940 - 1940
Year published
1951
Access type
metadata
Corpus
Folkways Records et Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Geographic and cultural informations

States / nations
Cuba
Populations / social groups
Cubains

Legal notices

Recordist
Courlander, Harold
Publisher
Folkways Records (1948-1987), New York, USA
Publisher collection
Ethnic Folkways Library
Booklet author
Courlander, Harold
Publisher reference
01456-01458
Bibliographic references
Cult music of Cuba. - N[ew] Y[ork] C[ity] : Folkways Records, [1949]. - 4 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in.
Contents : Song to Legba and Yemayá -- Lucumí song -- Song to Orisha Oko -- Abakwá song -- Song to Orisha Changó -- Abakwá song -- Djuka drums -- Lucumí drums -- Djuka song -- Song to Changó -- Song to Obatalá.
Notes : Program and ethnological notes inserted in container. Recorded by Harold Courlander in Havana, Guanabacoa, and Matanzas Provice, Cuba, in 1940. Sung in Yoruba, Dahomean, an unidentified Congo dialect, Spanish, or a combination of languages.
Legal rights
Restreint (enregistrement édité)

Archiving data

Code
CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005
Old code
DI.1950.006.005
Mode of acquisition
Don
Record author
A renseigner
Secondary edition
Non
Comments
Modalité d'acquisition : Don Yvonne Oddon.
Copyright by Folkways Records and service Corp., 117 W. 46 St. N.Y.C. All rights reserved. Reg U. S. Pat. Off.
Cult Music of Cuba / Various Artists FW04410 / FE 4410.
These recordings were made in Havana, Guanabacoa, and Matanzas Province in 1940, during a field trip sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies, in cooperation with Columbia University’s Archive of Primitive Music.
"African traditions have survived strongly, in some respects, to this day. Music and dancing of the African variety have persisted in the cabildos, or societies, organized by the Afro-Cubans. A great many of these societies have a religious basis, while others are survivals of secret organizations which existed previously on the African continent..."
Estas grabaciones fueron realizadas en La Habana, Guanabacoa, y Matanzas en 1940, durante un trabajo de campo financiado por el American Council of Learned Societies, en cooperación con el Archive of Primitive Music de Columbia University.
"Las herencia de las tradiciones africanas ha sobrevivido de manera muy fuerte, en algunos aspectos, hasta nuestros días. Música y danza de origen africano han sobrevivido en los cabildos organizados por los cubanos de piel negra. Una buena cantidad de estas sociedades tienen un carácter religioso, mientras que otras son remanentes de sociedades secretas que existían previamente en el continente africano..."
Record writer
Adeline Montintin, 2013 (CDD Culture)
Last modification
Oct. 11, 2013, 2:16 p.m.
Items finished
oui (11 items)
Conservation site
BNF

Technical data

Collection size
0 bytes
Number of components (medium / piece)
4
Number of items
11
Archive format
Disque 78 t, Ø 25 cm

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Title
Présentation du disque
Description
Cult Music of Cuba
Various Artists FW04410 / FE 4410

These recordings were made in Havana, Guanabacoa, and Matanzas Province in 1940, during a field trip sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies, in cooperation with Columbia University’s Archive of Primitive Music.
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Livret PDF de l'album
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Pochette du disque
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Items

Title Digitized Recordist Location Year of recording Code
Song to Legba and Yemaya _Disque1_faceA_01 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_001_01
Lucumi Song _Disque1_faceB_02 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_001_02
Song to Orisha Oko _Disque1_faceB_03 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_001_03
Song to Chango _Disque2_faceA_01 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_002_01
Song to Obatala _Disque2_faceB_02 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_002_02
Abakwa Song _Disque3_faceA_01 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_003_01
Song to Orisha Chango _Disque3_faceB_02 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_003_02
Abakwa Song _Disque4_faceA_01 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_004_01
Djuka Drums _Disque4_faceB_02 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_004_02
Lucumi Drums _Disque4_faceB_03 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_004_03
Djuka Song _Disque4_faceB_04 Courlander, Harold Cuba CNRSMH_E_1950_006_005_004_04