Music from India
Sora Cuckoo song with two-stringed fiddle
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RK DAT 15
In the back garden of Mr. Sunna Saora, plains Sora village called Dombassera, Rayagada district, Orissa.
Sunna Saora (singer, male, two-stringed Sora fiddle)
The itinerant Sora singer, Sunna Saora sings a song dedicated to the Indian cuckoo and accompanies himself on the two-stringed Sora fiddle called gogoray. The recordist met Sunna in a Sora village, where he went from house to house, asking for some rice grains and playing his songs. Sunna Saora belongs to the Sora tribe and sings in the Austro-Asiatic language Sora.