Note: Narrated story interspersed with singing. The songs are unaccompanied and feature alternating solo and call-and-response singing between the lead singer and the chorus as well as handclapping. Note call-and-response exchange between the speaker and the audience. Narrator and lead singer(s) are not indicated.
About the session: This session features songs and stories (kont) that typically accompany a wake. Genres include beguine, bélè (also bèlè), and work songs, as well as numerous interviews.
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