Arnold Adriaan Bake South Asian Music Collection

Song of labour

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:39

  • Cultures

    Bengali

  • Shelf mark

    C52/1903

  • Recording date

    1933-08-19

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Arnold Adriaan Bake South Asian Music Collection

  • Recording locations

    Santiniketan (West Bengal)

  • Recordist

    Bake, Arnold Adriaan

  • Description

    Bake India II, No.254 (1931-34) A work song, sung by Baori women working on the roof of the post office in Santiniketan, unaccompanied female vocal group. Poor quality recording - cylinder covered in mould, therefore weak signal and surface noise.

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