Thursday, February 4, 2016

Julio Racine is a Haitian composer, arranger and flutist born Feb. 4, 1945; Recent works include Quartet No. 1, II. Yanvalou lent (YouTube)

Published on Jul 13, 2015
Racine uses here the rhythm of a slow Yanvalou dance, a style that comes from Benin in West Africa.

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Video created by George Clowes.

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