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Ocora (Office de Coopération Radiophonique) is a French record label specializing in field recordings of world music. It was founded in 1957 by the composer, pianist and musicologist Charles Duvelle with the musician Pierre Schaeffer.[1] Ocora is part of Radio France.

Ocora also is a word from the language of the Timucuan people who once inhabited Florida USA, meaning "place of gathering."


  1. ^ Jeune Afrique L'intelligent. Edited and published by Groupe Jeune Afrique, 2000, p. 106 (available in snippet view on Google Books