Ragamala concert recordings: K. Nagarkar, 1981-04-19  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ragamala
Title
Ragamala concert recordings: K. Nagarkar
Dates
1981-04-19
Quantity
7 items  :  EC-4 reels (7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo, 7"); WD - 3 compact discs (digital, stereo); Duration: 2:33:52
Collection Number
1984051
Summary
Concert recorded at Cornish Institute, Seattle, 4/19/81.
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

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Ragamala is a Seattle-based non-profit, founded in 1981, that "strives to advance the traditional performing arts of South Asia through exceptional programming" in the Puget Sound region. Their main activities include putting on concerts and recitals showcasing traditional musical and dance performances from South Asia, as well as lectures, interviews, and demonstrations.

For more information, visit their website: https://ragamalaseattle.wordpress.com

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Original recording by Ramesh Gangolli on 2 cassettes (TDK SA-C90 and Ampex 90 (Type II), Dolby); Archives copy dubbed from original.

Performers: Kumud Nagarkar/voice; Benji Wertheimer/tabla; Sharad Gadre/harmonium.

For contents see logsheets (identification of contents by Alicia and Jeff Lewis).

Durations of EC set (4 reels): 45:42, 41:42, 45:54, 21:35; durations of WD set (3 CDs): 54:55: 31:57: 67:00 (total=2:33:52)

Work tapes de-acquisitioned 6/20/2005 (4 reels (7 1/2 ips, 2-tr., stereo, 10" & 7"))

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
Tape 1
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 2
Performers: Kumud Nagarkar/voice; Benji Wertheimer/tabla; Sharad Gadre/harmonium.Contents: Prayer (sung); Rag Yaman (alap, khyal) On the original recording the tape side ran out during the khyal, leaving a short gap while the tape was changed; on the work disc the conclusion of the khyal follows immediately, but a slight break will be detected. (EC tape 1 and the beginning of EC tape 2 are included on WD 1; the remainder of EC 2 is on WD 2.)
1981-04-19
Tape 2
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 4
Performers: Kumud Nagarkar/voice; Benji Wertheimer/tabla; Sharad Gadre/harmonium.Contents: "Vikal Mana Aaj" (Saraswati); "Natha Ha Maza"; Rasa Me Olfat" (ghazal); "Manobopha" (sloka).The beginning of EC tape 2 is included on WD 1; the remainder of EC 2 is contained on WD 2.
1981-04-19
Tape 3
1 optical media : CD - unpublished; Tracks: 6
Performers: Kumud Nagarkar/voice; Benji Wertheimer/tabla; Sharad Gadre/harmonium.Contents: Rag Chandrakauns (alap, khyal); "Jaba Janaki Nath"; "Wo Jo Hamane"; Rag Bageshri (alap, khyal); "Soor Chandrika"; "Akhanda Brahmanayar" (Bhairavi).On the original recording, the tape ran out during Bageshri (khyal), leaving a short gap while the tape was changed; the work disc includes the conclusion (a slight break will be detected) and the remainder of the concert (both EC reels 3 and 4 are included on WD 3).
1981-04-19

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Harmonium
  • Music--India
  • Tabla music
  • Geographical Names :
  • Asia
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • North India
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Sound recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Nagarkar, Kumud (performer)
    • Wertheimer, Benji (performer)