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Folk Songs from Uttar Pradesh
Folk Songs from Uttar Pradesh
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From the Jacket :

Blowing of a conch-shell and / or ringing of a hand bell and / or singing a song to welcome evening twilight in front of a tulsi plant is a nostalgic scene from India's past. For the majority of the young Indian population, this daily routine is only depicted on picture postcards or in Bollywood movies.

Folk songs in this book were recorded in 1970's. Since Independence, India has been undergoing fast technological advances; a wave of new inter-nationalism is absentmindedly sweeping away rural traditions. Singing and playing of traditional folk songs and ensembles for appropriate ceremonies are becoming less and less popular; instead, movie songs and modern brass bands are appreciated.

Each folk song in this collection is like an artefact in an archeological museum. These songs tell the story and customs of celebrating life-cycle ceremonies, welcoming seasons, and retelling our mythology. The songs are given vernacular Hindi language, transliterated, and translated, to facilitate understanding by readers with different backgrounds. The original field recording have been deposited at the Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology of the American Institute of Indian Studies at Gurgoan, Harayana, India, where they are available for listening and recording details.

About the Author :

Living in a Guru-Sishya-Parampara with the late Dr Lalmani Misra, Laxmi Ganesh Tewari underwent extensive training in Indian classical music. Dr Misra arranged for his study of vocal music with Pandit Madhav Vaman Thakar. Laxmi completed his Doctorate in Music, with honours, from Banaras Hindu University. In 1968 Dr Tewari went to the United States to study and teach at Wesleyan University, where he completed an MA and a PhD in Ethnomusicology. He is currently a Professor of Music at Sonoma State University. Dr Tewari is an accomplished performer, teacher and scholar. He has collected the musics of India, Turkey, and Trinidad and has produced numerous recordings from his field research.

 

CONTENTS

 

  Acknowledgement Ix
  Key to Transliteration X
  Introduction 1
1. Bhajan 15
2. Ceremonial Songs 53
  Childbirth Ceremonies 54
  Hair Shaving Ceremonies 102
  Sacred Thread Ceremonies 106
  Wedding (female) 111
  Wedding (Male) 134
3. Seasonal Songs 165
  Holi / Phag 166
  Barahamasa / Caumasa 186
  Kajari 208
  Savan 213
  Purvi 227
4. Jhonjhi- Tesu Festival 237
5. Miscellaneous 277
  Cakki git 298
  Belavariya 303
  Lacak 304
  Lacari 306
  Lavani 315
  Sakhi 320
  Hahu 321
  Glossary 325
  Bibliography 333
 

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Folk Songs from Uttar Pradesh

Item Code:
IDF136
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Hardcover
Edition:
2006
ISBN:
9788124603543
Language:
English
Size:
9.8" X 5.8"
Pages:
343
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Weight of the Book: 660 gms
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From the Jacket :

Blowing of a conch-shell and / or ringing of a hand bell and / or singing a song to welcome evening twilight in front of a tulsi plant is a nostalgic scene from India's past. For the majority of the young Indian population, this daily routine is only depicted on picture postcards or in Bollywood movies.

Folk songs in this book were recorded in 1970's. Since Independence, India has been undergoing fast technological advances; a wave of new inter-nationalism is absentmindedly sweeping away rural traditions. Singing and playing of traditional folk songs and ensembles for appropriate ceremonies are becoming less and less popular; instead, movie songs and modern brass bands are appreciated.

Each folk song in this collection is like an artefact in an archeological museum. These songs tell the story and customs of celebrating life-cycle ceremonies, welcoming seasons, and retelling our mythology. The songs are given vernacular Hindi language, transliterated, and translated, to facilitate understanding by readers with different backgrounds. The original field recording have been deposited at the Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology of the American Institute of Indian Studies at Gurgoan, Harayana, India, where they are available for listening and recording details.

About the Author :

Living in a Guru-Sishya-Parampara with the late Dr Lalmani Misra, Laxmi Ganesh Tewari underwent extensive training in Indian classical music. Dr Misra arranged for his study of vocal music with Pandit Madhav Vaman Thakar. Laxmi completed his Doctorate in Music, with honours, from Banaras Hindu University. In 1968 Dr Tewari went to the United States to study and teach at Wesleyan University, where he completed an MA and a PhD in Ethnomusicology. He is currently a Professor of Music at Sonoma State University. Dr Tewari is an accomplished performer, teacher and scholar. He has collected the musics of India, Turkey, and Trinidad and has produced numerous recordings from his field research.

 

CONTENTS

 

  Acknowledgement Ix
  Key to Transliteration X
  Introduction 1
1. Bhajan 15
2. Ceremonial Songs 53
  Childbirth Ceremonies 54
  Hair Shaving Ceremonies 102
  Sacred Thread Ceremonies 106
  Wedding (female) 111
  Wedding (Male) 134
3. Seasonal Songs 165
  Holi / Phag 166
  Barahamasa / Caumasa 186
  Kajari 208
  Savan 213
  Purvi 227
4. Jhonjhi- Tesu Festival 237
5. Miscellaneous 277
  Cakki git 298
  Belavariya 303
  Lacak 304
  Lacari 306
  Lavani 315
  Sakhi 320
  Hahu 321
  Glossary 325
  Bibliography 333
 

Sample Pages

















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