Songs in the shade of the cashew and coconut trees : lullabies and nursery rhymes from West Africa and the Caribbean /
Collects songs in a wide array of styles, nursery rhymes from Gabon, lullabies from Cape Verde and rumbas from the Congo, that are performed in more than a dozen languages.
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|Series:||Musical picture book
|Summary:||Collects songs in a wide array of styles, nursery rhymes from Gabon, lullabies from Cape Verde and rumbas from the Congo, that are performed in more than a dozen languages.|
An illustrated collection of partial lyrics from twenty-three traditional songs pays homage to the cultural heritage and multilingual communities of west Africa and the Caribbean. Back matter includes full lyrics for all songs, a world map, language notes, historical and cultural notes and performance credits for the accompanying CD.
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Accompanying CD comprises performances of all songs in their original languages.
|Physical Description:||1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)|