Music from India

Bumwa, the Assamese woodworm

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:08

  • Cultures

    n/a

  • Shelf mark

    RK DAT 59

  • Recording date

    2002-01-17

  • Recording locations

    In a house with wooden window frames, Kamalabari, Majuli, Jorhat district, Assam.

  • Performance occasion

    4am

  • Description

    This sound of the Assamese woodworm called bumwa was recorded at 4am, where it was already at work in the window frame of an Assamese house. Crickets add more atmosphere to this recording.

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