Khameesu Khan - Derhi Algoza - Pakistan

Khameesu Khan - Derhi Algoza - Pakistan

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Abstract / Summary
Instrumental music on Derhi Algoza played by Khameesu Khan with Tabla and Ghara accompaniment. The performer is introduced as "alghoza nawaz", the master of the double flute alghoza.
Field of Interest
World Music
Copyright Message
Material sourced from the Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy and Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy Collection, Archive and Research Center for Ethnomusicology. Copyright © Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy.
Content Type
Music recording
5 mins
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009
Warning: Contains explicit content
Sub Genre
Page Count
Date Recorded
Series Number
N83. Three-week fieldtrip to India (2 weeks – Bhopal, Bombay – Kach) and Pakistan (1 week – Islamabad, Karachi, Hyderabad). Purpose of trip was to accompany Ralph Rinzler (Director, International Center (?), Smithsonian) and Peter Seitel (Director, Folklife Program, Smithsonian) on a feasibility study to explore areas of collaboration between the Smithsonian and Indian and Pakistani institutions. Miscellaneous recordings of Madhya Pradesh folk, devotional and tribal traditions, Kachi devotional songs, Pakistani classical music and Sindhi folk traditions. Recordings on Sony TC D5M and photographs on Canon A1. 5 audio cassettes. Still photographs. Diary (incomplete). Tape contents., 1:197:84
World Music, Anthropology, Music & Performing Arts, Social Sciences, South Asia: Indian Subcontinent, Cultural anthropology

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