About the session: The setting of this recording is unspecified, although it sounds like it takes place in a home in Saint Eustatius. It begins with a few men singing whaling songs, then progresses to a group of women singing ballads and spirituals. It ends with a roving theater group playing David and Goliath in the house with a drum core as musical backing. Very few names are given in the interviews that take place after each song.
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