Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Slavery in New York, 1651

As a telephone artist presenting two 60 second audio tour segments in Peter Stuyvesant's Ghost (PSG), Sound Art and Historical Environment Project, November 15-19, 2006 [], I propose the following research for your critical review.

My Premise and audio segment individuals:
- Dutch colonial slave woman sings a lullaby to her mis' baby.
- Dutch colonial field slave sings West African chants while he hoes the Great Bowerie.

Slave Songs of the United States - lyrics - lyrics
African Music on the Internet
** inspiration **
The Embassy of Angola U.K. site also has kizomba music
and a web site based in Toronto, Canada is
Music Research Institute is a non-profit educational institution founded in 1984. Dr. Cynthia Tse Kimberlin is Executive Director. Its MRI Press publishes the series, Intercultural Music, Chaka, an opera in two chants composed by Akin Euba, from an epic poem by Leopold Sedar Senghor, and the bulletin, Intercultural Musicology, edited by Cynthia Tse Kimberlin and Akin Euba. Based in Point Richmond, CA.
Google 20061108 "ethnomusicology"
Contemporary Angolan musicians - Wikipedia - no audio snips
Capoeira Angola Palmares of Seattle / Midwest U.S.A.
Capoeira Angola - Wikipedia music/movement art form based on Angolan slave traditions
BBC - Leicester World on Your Street - Paulo Carnoth of Angola
African Roots of Latin Music Project at CUNY
African Studies Center | Angola Page - Resources and Links
Angola Music Links

Bonga is the master of Angolan music

Paz em Angola by BONGA (Barceloe Carvalho) CD K-A592p NYPL - contemporary sound

Special thank you to research assitance from Harvey G. Lehtman and Douglas Andrew Inglis

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