:: Title :: Biraha (I)
:: Genre :: biraha, tassa
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Mathura, Mike [vocal]
Unidentified [cymbals, snare drum, tassa drum, tassa drum]
:: Setting :: Pierre Road
:: Location :: Charlieville (Chaguanas), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: Bhojpuri
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Charlieville 5/62
:: Date :: 5/6/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1089.0, Track 2 (00:05:11)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session documents a traditional Indo-Trinidadian wedding. Performances include tassa drumming, religious songs, wedding songs, and work songs. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Solo voice and percussion. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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