Songs from Rajasthan - The Land of Princes Gypsies & Tribals

Songs from Rajasthan - The Land of Princes  Gypsies & Tribals
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Cat No:  EUCD1641
Artist:  Deben Bhattacharya
Title:  Songs from Rajasthan - The Land of Princes Gypsies & Tribals
Format: CD


Field recordings made in 1962 and 1968 by ethnomusicologist Deben Bhattacharya, presenting a great variety of music and indigenous instruments such as raga-based songs with sarangi, tabla and harmonium; percussion ensembles with various drums (nakkara, dholak, tasha, tabla and mridang). Instrumental pieces with sahnai (oboe), karnai (horn) and naubat (large kettle drum); chant-like a cappella songs; tribal morchang (Jews harp) players. Dances, religious songs, wedding songs and more. Colour photos plus extensive information about music and instruments.

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