Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 6)

Date: May 25, 1996

Source: S1576 , Container 65 , C96-109

Type: Sound

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  • One audio cassette tape. Serrante continues from C96-108 and discusses instruments such as the "talking drum", calabash shaker, Brazil shaker, agugo or African hand bell. He performs "Calypso Song" on the steel drum. He also explains Calypso music and how it can "bring the world together". Chief Billie of the Seminole Indians gives an introduction in Indian language (index sheet does not specify whether Seminole or Miccosukee). He performs a song, "Hayoniwa" and counts in Seminole. He explains his native language.

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