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Calypso (Music)

LC control 85019058
Topical headingCalypso (Music)
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Variant(s)Calypso (Songs, etc.)
See alsoPopular music--Trinidad and Tobago
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Found inNew Grove dict. of mus. WWW site, Jan. 31, 2012: (A style of music, dance and song of the southern and eastern Caribbean. Its main development has been in Trinidad alongside the evolution of Carnival celebrations there.)
Trinidad and Tobago National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) WWW site, Jan. 31, 2012: (a kind of West Indian music or song in syncopated African rhythm, typically with words improvised on a topical theme...Calypso has earned its place in history as the national folk song of Trinidad and Tobago and the music of the Caribbean after the emancipation of the slaves.)