Arnold Adriaan Bake South Asian Music Collection

Gopāla pyāre

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:28

  • Cultures

    Bhojpuri-Hindi

  • Shelf mark

    C52/1651

  • Recording date

    1931-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Arnold Adriaan Bake South Asian Music Collection

  • Recording locations

    Santiniketan (West Bengal)

  • Performers

    Govind, Savitri (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Bake, Arnold Adriaan

  • Description

    Bake India I No.11 (i.e. recorded on field trip of 1931). Announcement by singer, then female vocal solo. "Gopāla pyāre". A Mira bhajan sung by Savitri Govind, an eighteen year old female from South India belonging to the Brahmin caste who studied at Tagore's Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan at that time.

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