:: Title :: Bhajan (I)
:: Genre :: bhajan, religious song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Bridgmohan [dholak]
Gopaul, Ram [sarangi]
Mathura, Mike [dhantal]
:: Group Name :: Ramayana group
:: 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 :: T1086.0, Track 6 (00:03:35)
:: 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 orchestra. Note that the melody is played on the sarangi in tandem with the voice. Alan Lomax notes that this song is ?about Lord Rama going to the wilderness, being banished by his father King Dasarath of Ajodya? (Field Log). [Source: Recording and Field Log]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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