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Creole Music of Surinam

Various Artists
Creole Music of Surinam

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.


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Track Listing

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W'odo - Welcome Song Dollgatie Band of Nickerie 2:04
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102
Two Step Dance - Opu Poku Dollgatie Band of Nickerie 1:57
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103
Njan-Njan-Jé - Welcome Song to the Spirit Dollgatie Band of Nickerie 4:22
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104
Kaseko Poku Lodie Nicolson Band of Coronie 5:04
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105
Kaseko Poku: Liba-Sei Lodie Nicolson Band of Coronie 8:07
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201
Na So Mi Jere - And So I've Heard Lodie Nicolson Band of Coronie 7:09
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202
Ke, Ke, Kele - Dear, Dear Kele Lodie Nicolson Band of Coronie 2:49
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203
Winti Medley Ursula and Renaldo Jong 2:18
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204
Kot'Singi - Songs That Cut Stories Abona Holweijn, Moewa Boenwari, and Chocotte 2:19
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205
Wang boto e kong - One Boat Is Coming Copto and Friends 4:01
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206
Mooi-Mooi-A-Wei-Sei Copto and Friends 1:14
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207
Njoema Njoema - Loboto Singi Abona Holweijn 0:17
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208
Kawina: Mi nan go - I Won't Go Dollgatie Band of Nickerie 5:24
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