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Bihu
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(ARCE), 16 mins
Bihu is a popular community festival of Assam. There are three types of Bihu - Bohag or Rongali Bihu, Kati or Kangali Bihu, and Magh or Bhogali Bihu. The Bohag marks the advent of the seed time, the Kati marks the completion of sowing, and Magh marks the gathering of harvest. Of these three, the Bohag Bihu, whi...
(ARCE), 16 mins
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Devotional Music of Assam
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(ARCE, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins
This is a selection of various devotional and spiritual musical traditions recorded on the island of Majuli in upper Assam. Though the traditions are not specific to Majuli and reflect Assamese traditions more generally, these recordings do represent the local versions.
(ARCE, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins
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The Epic of Dhola
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(ARCE), 32 mins
These are performances of the Dhola epic as performed by two different performers, Ram Swarup Dhimar and Matol Singh from different areas of the Hindi speaking belt. Susan Wadley has researched the Dhola epic for over three decades.
(ARCE), 32 mins
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Folk Music of Kashmir
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produced by E. Bhavani, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 52 mins
produced by E. Bhavani, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 52 mins
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India: North Indian Folk Music
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performed by Various Artists (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Audivis-UNESCO, 1972), 51 mins
performed by Various Artists (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Audivis-UNESCO, 1972), 51 mins
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India: Vicitra Vina - The Music of Pandit Lalmani Misra
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performed by Lalmani Misra (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Audivis-UNESCO, 1996), 42 mins
performed by Lalmani Misra (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Audivis-UNESCO, 1996), 42 mins
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(ARCE, 1990), 6 mins
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(ARCE, 1991), 3 mins
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Musicians of Rajasthan - Champa and Methi
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(ARCE, 1990), 18 mins
Champa and Methi, a husband and wife duo, were among the most popular "folk" singers in Western Rajasthan, with countless cassettes to their names. They were from the Hudkal community. These songs are sung by Methi, accompanied by her husband Champa.
(ARCE, 1990), 18 mins
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Narrative Traditions of Karnataka
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(ARCE), 53 mins
This selection is drawn from a variety of narrative traditions of Karnataka. These are all roughly called katha, or kathe in plural, and are story narratives performed through recitation and music. They include Burra Katha, Kamsale, Chaudike, Jogi and Tatva. Musically the kathe follow both the Hindustani and Ka...
(ARCE), 53 mins
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