|Genome: [r3 Bd=19950906]||Cuba is the largest |
Caribbean island and has one of the richest musical traditions, based on the mixture of African and Spanish influences. In the first of a six-part series, Alex Pascali is joined by Cuban music historian
Pedro Serduy to look at the roots of salsa.
Producer David Corser
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19950906]||Unknown: Alex Pascali|
Unknown: Pedro Serduy
Producer: David Corser
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19950920]||3: Jamaica |
Although best known for its reggae, Jamaica's traditional music is rich and varied. Alex Pascall hears from folklorists Louise Bennett and Dr Olive Lewin and dancer Ritchie Riley about Jamaica's work songs, wake songs and religious music, including famous numbers like Sly
Mongoose, Linstead Market and the Banana Boat Song.
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19950920]||Unknown: Alex Pascall|
Unknown: Louise Bennett
Unknown: Dr Olive Lewin
Unknown: Ritchie Riley
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19950927]||4: Grenada and the English-Speaking Eastern Caribbean Alex Pascall looks at the folk music of his home island and its neighbours. Music from Grenada and its sister island Carriacou, from St |
Montserrat and Antigua, ranges from Big Drum through calypso to string bands and the "cocoa-lute".
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19950927]||Unknown: Alex Pascall|
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19951004]||5: Guyana and the Caribbean Mainland |
Alex Pascall is joined by folk music enthusiasts
Gloria Hector and Carl Kirton
to look at the very different music of Guyana, Surinam, Honduras and Curacao. The music from these countries has a strong Amerindian element combined with African and colonial influences.
|Genome: [r3 Bd=19951004]||Unknown: Caribbean Mainland|
Unknown: Alex Pascall
Unknown: Gloria Hector
Unknown: Carl Kirton
|Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 September 1995||19950906||Producer: CORSER, D|
Next in series: 5, GUYANA
06 Sep 1995 21:03-21:30 (RADIO 2)
Recorded on 1995-08-01.
|Programme Catalogue - Station||Radio 2|