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Title Music from Aluku : maroon sounds of struggle, solace, and survival / recorded, compiled, and annotated by Kenneth Bilby.

Published Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (76 minutes)
Notes Streaming audio files.
Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016).
Includes PDF of liner notes in English.
Collection of field recordings.
Contents Mato "Amígole saté, pínta balúba" (2:12) -- Mato "Kidéndele, kidéndele, sani taampu-oo" (1:32) -- Susa (drumming with vocals) (3:16) -- Susa (drumming) (2:01) -- Songe "Pe lobi de, mma?" (1:13) -- Songe (extended drumming with vocals) (9:55) -- Awasa (drumming with vocals) (1:10) -- Awasa "Ma Senuwe" (2:09) -- Awasa (extended drumming with vocals) (3:23) -- Tuka (old style) "Dede, dede namo, yee" (2:33) -- Tuka (new style) (2:48) -- Tuka (Dondowen) "Tonkoli suku maite, molí mawá" (1:32) -- Kumanti (song accompanied by agwado) "Mi dasi-oo, Nana-oo, yee" (0:58) -- Kumanti (drumming) (0:36) -- Kumanti "Tide ontuo e piki-oo, kugulu man alali" (0:53) -- Kumanti (song accompanied by agwado) "Suku a sole bamban, obia, pe fu a piki, a piiti nou" (0:49) -- Tutu (solo flute) (1:06) -- Agwado (solo song with agwado accompaniment) "Basi Agwado, odi, odi, odi-oo" (1:26) -- Aleke "Mabula (Mabuya) go na Ndyuka" (0:57) -- Aleke "Na so, mi mama, yee, fa wi e begi a golon wenti, mi mama, yee" (4:37) -- Aleke "Di mi na a moni, fa mi o du-ee? Mi o go koti baana-oo, fu mi go seli a bilo" (2:52) -- Agwado (solo song with agwado accompaniment) "Basia Lomi, yu mu kali Kwaku gi mi" (2:11) -- Botoo tutu (flute language) (0:26) -- Fon ken (work song, for pounding sugarcane) (3:00) -- Kwadyo (solo song) "Asa-oo, papa ngúlinya, ngúlinya" (0:27) -- Kwadyo (drumming with vocals) "Adyaini-oo, mi na man" (1:13) -- Agwado (solo song with agwado accompaniment) "Alabi, sipi e booko genti e kon" (2:17) -- Papa (Vodu) (drumming) (0:32) -- Papa (Vodu) (chanting) (4:55) -- Papa (Vodu) (drumming with vocals) (5:50) -- Uman daguwe (1:43) -- Songe (full ensemble) (2:41).
Language notes Sung in Boni dialect.
Subject Folk music -- Guinea.
Boni (French Guianese and Surinamese people) -- Music.
Field recordings.
Folk music.