Por Por: Honk Horn Music of Ghana

Por Por: Honk Horn Music of Ghana

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2007), 1 hour 12 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
A world premier: squeeze-bulb honk horns join bells, drums, and voices to sound the world of union drivers and their vehicles on the 50th anniversary of Ghana's independence. Recorded by Steven Feld. 40-page booklet, extensive notes, 42 color and historic black and white photographs. 72 minutes.

Watch a video of the recording sessions from this release here.

Content Type
Music recording
1 hour 12 mins
Sub Genre
Song, Traditional
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Release Date
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, Ghana
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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