Music from India

Morchang jew’s harp solo

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    RK DAT 73

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  • Recording locations

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

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  • Performers

    Jumma Waga (iron jew’s harp morchang)

  • Recordist

    Killius, Rolf

  • Description

    Mr. Jumma Waga plays a solo on the iron jew’s harp morchang. He is a musician from Meqwar village Hodka in Banni. The Meqwar are Hindus and speak Kachchi language (north Indian language group).

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