Music from India

Baji solo

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:25

  • Cultures

    Chakma

  • Shelf mark

    RK DAT 79

  • Recording date

    2007-01-22

  • Recording locations

    In a teak panel room of Chakma Autonomous District Council building, Kamalanagar, Mizoram.

  • Performance occasion

    2pm

  • Performers

    Siling Chakma (baji flute)

  • Recordist

    Killius, Rolf

  • Description

    Mr Siling Chakma is a professional musician and plays a solo piece on the baji flute. This end-blown bamboo flute has one fipple hole half covered with thin paper and six playing holes. Chakma language belongs to the north Indian language group.

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