Colin Huehns Asia Collection

Hazaratshia

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:26

  • Cultures

    Shina

  • Shelf mark

    C485/34

  • Recording date

    1989-04-21

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Colin Huehns fieldwork recordings

  • Recording locations

    Mominabad, Karimabad, Hunza, Northern Areas, Pakistan

  • Performers

    Amiro (wind instrument), Unidentified (dadan - bass drum), Unidentified (damal - set of two small kettledrums)

  • Recordist

    Huehns, Colin

  • Description

    Item note: This is a Shina song. Shina is a language spoken in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. Performer's note: Musicians from Mominabad. Amiro is listed as playing surnai [surnāy / surnāi] - double-reed wooden shawm on this recording, but it sounds more like tutek - descant recorder-type instrument or bansuri [bānsurī / bā̃srī / bā̃surī] - end-blown or transverse bamboo flute.

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