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Craig Martin Gibbs

Craig Martin Gibbs Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad, 1912-1962 : An Annotated Discography (Paperback)

Craig Martin Gibbs Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad, 1912-1962 : An Annotated Discography (Paperback)

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"Though wildly popular in mid-1950s America, Calypso has been largely neglected or forgotten. This first-ever discography of the first 50 years of Trinidadian music includes all the major artists, as well as many unknowns"-- Calypso, with its diverse cultural heritage, was the most significant Caribbean musical form from World War I to Trinidad and Tobago Independence in 1962. Though wildly popular in mid-1950s America, Calypso--along with other music from "the island of the hummingbird"--has been largely neglected or forgotten. This first-ever discography of the first 50 years of Trinidadian music includes all the major artists, as well as many obscure performers. Chronological entries for 78 rpm recordings give bibliographical references, periodicals, websites and the recording locations. Rare field recordings are cataloged for the first time, including East Indian and Muslim community performances and Shango and Voodoo rites. Appendices give 10-inch LP (78 rpm), 12-inch LP (33 1/3 rpm), extended play (ep) and 7-inch single (45) listings. Non-commercial field recordings, radio broadcasts and initially unissued sessions also are listed. The influence of Trinidadian music on film, and the "Calypso craze" are discussed. Audio sources are provided. Indexes list individual artists and groups, recording titles and labels. Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad, 1912-1962: An Annotated Discography (Paperback)

Specifications

Language

English

Publisher

McFarland and Company, Inc.

Book Format

Paperback

Original Languages

English

Number of Pages

392

Author

Craig Martin Gibbs

Title

Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad, 1912-1962

ISBN-13

9780786478514

Publication Date

April, 2015

Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)

9.90 x 7.00 x 0.80 Inches

ISBN-10

0786478519

SKU: WA43189949

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