UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: A. W. Entwistle field recordings: Epics (1994), 1994

Overview of the Collection

Entwistle, A. W.
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: A. W. Entwistle field recordings: Epics (1994)
24 audiotapes  :  OT - 24 audio cassettes (TDK SA-90)(stereo); Duration: 35:00:00
Collection Number
14 Dhola tapes recorded 8/24-9/6/94 by collector at the village of Lohban (Mathura District, U.P., India); 8 Jahir Pir tapes tapes recorded 9/8-9/10/94, at Lohban; 2 miscellaneous recordings.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
Access Restrictions

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Alan Entwistle, from Darwen, Lancashire, is an author, filmmaker, and former music journalist. As a film-maker, Entwistle has written and directed close to a dozen short films. He has also become an expert of the electric guitar and its components. For over 5 decades he has worked and designed guitars for many brands.

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Recorded by Alan Entwistle.

Contents: 94-31.1-14 - Dhola 1-14, final portion of the epic of the life of Dhola; Performers - Harphul/lead singer and cikara; Jagannath Prasad Sharma/suraiya [accompanying vocalist]; Bhagavan Singh/dholak and voice (session 1 only); Ramesh Chand Sharma/dholak (sessions 2,3); Kamal Singh/dholak (sessions 4-14)

94-31.15-22 - Jahir Pir 1-8, legend of Jahir Pir; Performers - Ramesar/sarangi and lead singer; Ram Babu/dholak; Khurisam/damaru; Ram Kisor/damaru.

Documentation: Notes provided by collector.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

  • Asia
  • India--Asia--South Asia
  • North India

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Harphul (performer)
    • Ramesar (performer)