Indo-Caribbean music refers the music culture of the Indo-Caribbean descendants - now numbering over a million - of indentured immigrants who came from India between 1845 and 1917 to various parts of the Caribbean, primarily Trinidad, Guyana, and Suriname.
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... Accordingly, Bhojpuri-derived folk music constituted the single largest category of Indo-Caribbean traditional music, comprehending a wide variety of genres ... Prominent among women’s music have been wedding songs, including ribald songs and dances associated with all-female matkor (matticore) celebrations ... There are in fact several sorts of marginal survivals in Indo-Caribbean music culture, including the archaic form of birha that was formerly common in the region ...
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