Bhajan (I)

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Material Information

Title:
Bhajan (I)
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Recordings and Field Log
SB
Recording and Field Log
Gopaul, Ram ( Performer )
Bridgmohan ( Performer )
Mathura, Mike ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
religious song
bhajan
Spatial Coverage:
Trinidad and Tobago -- Chaguanas -- Trinidad -- Charlieville

Notes

General Note:
Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
General Note:
Pierre Road
General Note:
Charlieville 5/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session documents a traditional Indo-Trinidadian wedding. Performances include tassa drumming, religious songs, wedding songs, and work songs.
General Note:
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).
General Note:
sarangi
General Note:
dholak
General Note:
dhantal
General Note:
Ramayana group

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1086.0
System ID:
CA90000507:00001