The Gaines of Nepal sound recording / recorded by Stephen Conlon

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Commercial
Program notes by Stephen Conlon (4 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Instruments on this recording: Sarangi: four string instrument similar to a fiddle; Mahdal: two-sided drum.
Religious songs, called Shastri, are of Vedic origin.
Recorded in Nepal in 1980-81.
Recorded in Gorkha Bazaar (Nepal), Kathmandu (Nepal), Nepal, Lamjung (Nepal : District).
Track information
101. Chhori mareko - Ballad of the Murdered Daughter / Gothe Gaine
102. Begging Song / Lal Gaine, Mrs. Lal Gaine
201. Bahini, Namaskar - Hello, Little Sister / Chabi Lal Gaine, Lal Bahadur Gaine. Fiddle,Sarangi,Drum,Mahdal
202. A Shastri / Garbhe Gaine
203. A Shastri / Garbhe Gaine
Publisher number
FE 4078 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
Topic
World music
Folk songs, Nepali
Ballads, Nepali
Sacred music
Ballads
Occupational
Courtship
Religious
Shastri
Violin
Sarangi
Drum
Mahdal
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Restrictions & Rights
Restrictions on access
commentator
Conlon, Stephen
performer
Lal Gaine, Mrs
Garbhe Gaine
Gothe Gaine
Lal Gaine
Chabi Lal Gaine
Lal Bahadur Gaine
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
1982
Place
Nepal
Lamjung (Nepal : District)
Kathmandu (Nepal)
Gorkha Bazaar (Nepal)
Type
Phonograph records
Songs and music
Local number
FW-COMM-LP-04078
FW04078
Folkways 4078
Culture
Nepalese