UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Balwant Bua, 1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Benegal, Niranjan; Benegal, Shantha
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Balwant Bua
Dates
1981
Quantity
4 audio files  :  4 WAV files (48 kHz, 24-bit); Duration: 2:46:37
Collection Number
2015013
Summary
Copies of recordings made by Niranjan and Shantha Benegal in Bombay, India.
Repository
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
98195-3450
Telephone: 206-543-0974
ethnoarc@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access is restricted.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Balwant Bua was a bhajan singer in the varkari tradition of bhakti singers He belonged to Naringre in Konkan, Maharashtra. He learnt music from Vasudev-bua Joshi (Gwalior gharānā) and worked as a teacher for some time in Kolhapur, and later in Pune, India.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Originally recorded on 2 audio cassettes by Niranjan and Shantha Benegal; tapes loaned to Archives by Shantha Benegal and transferred to digital files 9/2015; contents information from Shantha Benegal.

Performers:

Cassette 1 - Balwant Bua, Marathi folk singer/storyteller; Jagganath/vocals and harmonium; Arjun Shejwal/pakhawaj (recorded in Bombay between 1975-85)

Cassette 2, side 1 - Balwant Bua, Marathi folk singer/storyteller; Jagganath/vocals and harmonium; Arjun Shejwal/pakhawaj (recorded in Bombay, January 15, 1981)

Cassette 2, side 2 - Ratanakar Kodial/harmonium and stories (recorded in Mangalore, 1981)

Contents (digital file names):

Balwant Bua_1 - Balwant Bua_1_side A: Balwant Bua (45:10); Balwant Bua_1_side B: Balwant Bua with Jagganath/vocals and harmonium (45:49))

Balwant Bua_2 - Balwant Bua_2_side A: Balwant Bua with Arjun Shejwal/pakhawaj and Jagganath/harmonium, (42:55); Balwant Bua_2_side B: Ratanakar Kodial/harmonium and stories, (32:43)

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Asia
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Bua, Balwant (performer)
    • Kodial, Ratanakar (performer)