Carnival Canboulay and Calypso

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  • Author : John Cowley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 314 pages
  • ISBN : 9780521653893
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Carnival Canboulay and Calypso

Carnival  Canboulay and Calypso
  • Author : John Cowley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 27 January 1998
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Starting from the days of slavery and following through to the first decades of the twentieth century, this book traces the evolution of Carnival and secular black music in Trinidad and the links that existed with other territories and beyond. Calypso emerged as the pre-eminent Carnival song from the end of the nineteenth century and its association with the festival is investigated, as are the first commercial recordings by Trinidad performers. These featured stringband instrumentals, 'calipsos' and stickfighting 'kalendas' (a

Classroom Calypso

Classroom Calypso
  • Author : Winthrop R. Holder,Winthrop Holder
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 27 January 2023
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What happens when teachers «relinquish the authority of truth providers»? Ninth grader Sasha Pringle, one of the student voices in Classroom Calypso, asserts that such a self-effacing posture empowers students by «releasing the writer within, » thereby fostering a critical, creative, and reflective disposition. Winthrop R. Holder re-represents students not as marginalized beings merely absorbing information but as subjects taking center stage and inscribing themselves into history. On their literary pilgrimage seeking self-knowledge, students, employing tale-telling, recast their classroom as a

Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad 1912 1962

Calypso and Other Music of Trinidad  1912 1962
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 11 May 2015
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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

Calypso

Calypso
  • Author : Dawna Flath
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release : 20 April 2018
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Calypso follows the passion of a heart and finds Cassidy's heart calling out for love. Calypso, an unembodied voice, comes to her just when she needs her the most. Cassidy finds herself drawn into an ethereal romance, and without any doubt, she follows, wanting her fairy tale man. Hayden seems to be just that. Hayden, a confidant, single man who is damn good at romancing any woman, and he knows he is damn good at it, isn't about to give

Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso

Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso
  • Author : Timothy Dodge
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 March 2019
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Between 1945 and 1965 rhythm and blues artists made dozens of recordings incorporating West Indian calypso. This book draws musical and cultural connections that make the case for recognizing the significance of West Indian calypso in the history of African American popular music.

Calypso Drift

Calypso Drift
  • Author : Steinberg Henry
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 27 January 2023
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Steinberg Henry has composed for us this magical island adventure into song. It is made up of 14 segments and 119 chapters integrating leaps in consciousness, methods and disciplines with skill surprising. Calypso Drift passes by way of an island Parliament, Dread/Rastafari, memorable black-sand beaches, religious systems, the KwÉyòl language business, high-school learning remembrances, a touch of Kalinago sensibility and, American song selections on Caribbean radio in the 70s and 80s. The text leaps to record seven years of

Jacques Cousteau s Calypso

Jacques Cousteau s Calypso
  • Author : Jacques Cousteau,Alexis Sivirine
  • Publisher : Harry N Abrams Incorporated
  • Release : 27 January 1983
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A study of Cousteau's specially designed ship "Calypso" details the vessel's technical modifications, and equipment and discusses Cousteau's diverse scientific expeditions and investigations

Sail Calypso

Sail  Calypso
  • Author : Adrienne Jones
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 27 January 1968
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Two boys conquer their resentment of the other's claim to an abandoned sailboat when they realize it will require combined efforts to make it sail again.

Night Calypso

Night Calypso
  • Author : Lawrence Scott
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 27 January 2023
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1938 is a tumultuous year in the small Trinidadian island of El Caracol. In the sultry heat of the summer a young orphan, Theo, is sent to live with the island's doctor, Vincent Metivier. The doctor knows little of Theo's past only that it has been troubled and the he now needs love and attention. Yet Theo is not the only one who needs Vincent's attention. The island is rife with leprosy. Together with Sister Weil, Vincent tries to educate the

Red Calypso

Red Calypso
  • Author : Geoffrey Wagner
  • Publisher : Regnery Pub
  • Release : 27 January 1988
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Red Calypso tells the story of Grenada's fall to Marxist tyranny and the United States' rescue of the island from a violent and fanatical government. When Maurice Bishop took over the government of Grenada establishing a one-party state on Leninist principles, he did not know that he would one day fall victim to his own machinery. The terror, corruption, and absurdity of Bishop's regime have never been described so vividly as in this eye-witness account which analyses the brief experiment