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Rhythms of Rapture: Sacred Musics of Haitian Vodou

Various Artists
Rhythms of Rapture: Sacred Musics of Haitian Vodou

Features recent innovations and traditional roots of this potent music. Cuts from live Vodou ceremonies are juxtaposed with performances by well-known Haitian artists, such as Boukman Experyans, RaRa Machine, Boukan Ginen and RAM. A cascade of sounds—Haitian Kreyol, the blowing of a conch shell, powerful drumming, electric guitar, synthesizers, sounds of clay pots, bells, and gourd rattles—build compelling rhythmic cross-currents. Enclosed notes examine the music’s political and spiritual base. Portions of the proceeds from the sale of this recording go to benefit Haitian grassroots community projects. 20 tracks. "The music has an indomitable spirit." — New York Times

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EN ESPAÑOL

Se caracteriza por innovaciones y raíces tradicionales de esta potente música. Partes de ceremonias vudú en vivo se yuxtaponen con las actuaciones de artistas haitianos conocidos, como: Boukman Experyans, RaRa Machine, Boukan Ginen y RAM.

Una cascada de sonidos haitianos Kreyol, el sonido de una caracola, una percusión poderosa, guitarra eléctrica, sintetizadores, sonidos de ollas de barro, campanas y construcción de cascabeles, atractivas cruzadas con corrientes rítmicas.

Las notas incluídas examinan la base política y espiritual de la música. Parte de las ganancias de la venta de este disco van a beneficiar a Haití en proyectos comunitarios de base. Veinte pistas. ”La música tiene un espíritu indomable.“ - New York Times.

Track Listing

101
Badè Rara Machine 2:19
102
Azouke Legba (Dans Kanari) Vodou Le 3:45
103
Bosou Djo Eya (Mayi rhythm) Sociètè Jour M'alongè Fòc Nan Point Dieu Devant 1:17
104
Pale-m Mal (Mayi rhythm) RAM 2:48
105
Legba Plante'I Poto/Papa Loko Di Yo Sa (Yanvalou rhythm) Master Drummer Coyote 3:56
106
Vye Gran O Prete Mwen Chwai La (Zepol rhythm) Sociètè Soleil Levant 1:09
107
Simbi Dio (Yanvalou rhythm) Frisner Augustin and La Troupe Makandal 5:10
108
Guantanamo Song (Rara rhythm, Southern style) Rara Inorab Kapab 1:50
109
Konbit Zaka (Djouba rhythm) Boukman Eksperyans 4:22
110
Laserenal Premye Nimewo Group 1:50
111
Kadja Kadja Nou Tande (Grennadye rhythm) Lakou Souvenans 1:40
112
Tande (Grennadye rhythm) Boukan Ginen 5:35
113
Sen Franswa Di Priye Dye Fò (Mereng rhythm) Group at Sal Bosou Twa Kòn temple 2:53
114
Chwal Sen Jak Mare Nan Poto Micheline Forestal 0:52
115
Ogou O Wa De Zanj (Song for Ogou) Mimerose Beaubrun 1:46
116
Piè Aleman Batala Lemiso (Nago rhythm) Lakou Badjo 3:13
117
Gangan Move Tèt O (Petwo Rhythm) Rasin Mapou de Azor 4:05
118
Brave Guede Banda (Port-au-Prince Banda rhythm) Wawa and his group 3:11
119
Rara Ya Sezi (Rara) / Bizango Song for Kalfou (Chika rhythm) Lakou Kanno/Sosyete Manto Sen Pyè 2:15
120
Djab-la Fouye Twou-li Doudli's Sister 1:40

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