Thursday, 1 January 2009

Music of Dominica

Dominican folk music includes, most influentially, the French Antillean quadrille tradition, the jing ping style of dance music, as well as bélé and heel-and-toe polka. Traditional Carnival music includes chanté mas and lapo kabwit. Folk music on Dominica has historically been a part of everyday life, including work songs, religious music and secular, recreational music.


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6 comments:

birdy said...

Nice pictures and information, covering almost all aspects of life.

Pk-photography

lunaticg said...

Hi!
wish can learn about your music, sound interesting.
See you around.

Maureen said...

Birdy...Thanks for your kind comments, greatly appreciated...

Take care...

Maureen said...

Lunaticg...Well you now know where to come to learn more about the beautiful caribbean island, the Commonwealth of Dominica...

Thanks for stopping by...

Take care...

Ogunwale said...

Great Site, well done.

Maureen said...

Ogunwale...Thanks for your kind words, much appreciated.

Feel free to stop by anytime.

Take care...

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