Charles Duvelle, Hisham Mayet ‎– The Photographs Of Charles Duvelle - Disques OCORA And Collection PROPHET

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Sublime Frequencies ‎– SF110
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2 × CD, Compilation, Limited Edition
All Media, Hardcover Book
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Two CDs included with 296-page hardcover book.
Contents

• 188 black & white and 58 color photographs selected by Charles Duvelle and Hisham Mayet from five regions surveyed during his time with Ocora: West Africa, Central Africa, Indian Ocean, Pacific Islands, and SouthEast Asia
• Two CDs of music compiled exclusively for this volume by Charles Duvelle with fully annotated track listings and recording details
• An interview with Charles Duvelle by Hisham Mayet (French and English facing text)
• “Disques Ocora / Charles Duvelle Discography, 1959–1974,” a complete overview illustrated with 94 full-color album thumbnails
• “The Prophet Collection, 1999–2004,” a discography of Duvelle’s post-Ocora label, illustrated with 41 full-color album thumbnails
• Ocora catalogues, 1964–1973
• A photo index listing the details of each photograph in the book
• “Eastern Music in Black Africa,” a 17 page report prepared by Charles Duvelle at the request of UNESCO, February 1970

Produced and edited by Hisham Mayet

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spheneman

spheneman

December 2, 2017

An essential piece. Such a beautifully put together book.