Art Music by Caribbean Composers: US Virgin Islands

Christine Gangelhoff, Cathleen LeGrand

Abstract


Virgin Island music is syncretic, reflecting both African and European heritage. While older traditions including cariso and bamboula are virtually extinct, quelbe is popular throughout the islands, with bands such as Stanley and The Ten Sleepless Nights performing frequently.

Keywords


music

Full Text:

HTML - INTRO ONLY PDF


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15362/ijbs.v17i1.131

Copyright (c)