Note: This performance alternates between spoken sections (which involve a series of calls and responses between the speaker and audience), ballad singing (featuring alternating solo and chorus sections) and an upbeat rhythmic performance style (featuring call-and-response singing and hand clapping. Alan Lomax identified this performance as a chanté abwè or drinking song(s) [field log].
About the session: This session features performances by members of a La Rose (lewòz) society performing La Rose songs, a group of men performing wake and work songs, and two women performing lullabies.
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