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UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Balwant Bua, 1981
- Benegal, Niranjan; Benegal, Shantha
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Balwant Bua
- 4 audio files : 4 WAV files (48 kHz, 24-bit); Duration: 2:46:37
- Collection Number
- Copies of recordings made by Niranjan and Shantha Benegal in Bombay, India.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Access is restricted.
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.
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
- India--Asia--South Asia
- Bua, Balwant (performer)
- Kodial, Ratanakar (performer)