The Creole Choir Of Cuba: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
With a musical history that dates back to the late 18th century, the group has revitalized a long-lost culture through music performed largely a cappella and entirely in Haitian Creole. Watch The Creole Choir of Cuba mash up Cuban and Haitian cultures in this spirited set at the NPR Music offices. Set List: "Marasa Elu" "Ayiti Krye" "Lumane Casimir"
A Haitian Music Oral History That Bends Space and Time
Nathalie Joachim's debut album, Fanm d’Ayiti, bridges vast expanses, bringing together the sounds of Haitian folk music, Western classical music, electronic, and hints of pop.
By David Hajdu
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
Tim Rayborn. A New English Music: Composers and Folk Traditions in England’s Musical Renaissance from the Late 19th to the Mid-20th Century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2016. 312 pp. $39.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-78649-634-1.