Music from India

Jodiya bawal double flute solo

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:33

  • Cultures

    Kachchi

  • Shelf mark

    RK DAT 73

  • Recording date

    2005-03-29

  • Recording locations

    In front of the open village (men) assembly house (betak), Hodka village, Banni area, Bhuj district, Kachchh, Gujarat.

  • Performance occasion

    Evening

  • Performers

    Khima Waga (Jodiya bawal double flute)

  • Recordist

    Killius, Rolf

  • Description

    Mr. Khima Waga plays a solo on the Jodiya bawal double flute. He is a musician from Meqwar village Hodka in Banni. The Meqwar are Hindus and speak Kachchi language (north Indian language group). The instrument jodiya bawal consists of two flutes – one for the drone and the other for melody – both played simultaneously.

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