Ti Marde

COMPOSERS: Firmin Viry
LABELS: Label Bleu
WORKS: World
PERFORMER: Firmin Viry (voice), various artists
CATALOGUE NO: LBLC 2548 (distr. New Note)

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Of two discs from Reunion Island, out in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius, FIRMIN VIRY’s was recorded there and is the more laid-back and rural with its solo and chorusing response in songs that tell stories.

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This may be the first ever CD to list six dancers, but whatever they are doing you probably will be too, since the overriding feature is a ubiquitous, infectious pulse from some multicoloured percussion.