Traditional Apache Songs

Item No: 27674

$ 17.99

  • Recorded between 1966 and 1986, this collection brings together the traditional music of the San Carlos and White Mountain Apache tribes. Containing both ceremonial and social songs, this recording feature performances by renowned San Carlos singers Philip and Patsy Cassadore and provide a rare glimpse into the rich imagery of traditional Western Apache culture. Many of these songs are from Apache ceremonials and have been handed down by medicine men and singers from generation to generation.

    • Artists: Philip Cassadore and Patsy Cassadore
    • Format: Audio CD
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Original release date: 2002
    • Label: Canyon Records
  • Brother and sister Philip and Patsy Cassadore are San Carlos Apache musicians raised on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona. Their father, Broken Arrow, was a Medicine Man, Chieftain of their clan and skilled musician, and while growing up they were surrounded and inspired by traditional music. They have sung at the Burbank Starlight Bowl in California, at All Indian Days in Sheridan, Wyoming, the Heard Museum Indian Fair & Market in Phoenix, and the Navajo Tribal Fair in Window Rock.
  • In their music, Philip and Patsy Cassadore carry on their father’s legacy and the cultural legacy of the Apache people. Their father, Broken Arrow, was a Medicine Man, Chieftain of their clan and renowned singer who knew hundreds of songs that were sung both in ceremonials and for entertainment. In their music, the Cassadores preserve and share the traditional songs learned from their father.
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