:: Title :: Bhajan (I)
:: Genre :: bhajan, religious song, tan singing
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Naran, Bully [dhantal]
Naran, Harry [drum (drums)]
Sankan, Shakuniala [vocal]
Singh, K. B. [harmonium]
Unidentified [flute]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Pasea Village (Tunapuna-Piarco), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: Bhojpuri
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Pasea Village 5/62
:: Date :: 5/7/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1092.0, Track 1 (00:04:26)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session documents a traditional Indo-Trinidadian musical repertoire. Performances include tassa drumming, religious songs, wedding songs, and work songs. [Source: Recording]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Solo voice and orchestra. The melody is played on the harmonium and flute (fife?) approximately in tandem with the singer. Performance is structured around alternating vocal and instrumental sections. The recording ends in mid-performance. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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