UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Lisa Black (M.A. Thesis Tape (Sarangi)), Undated

Overview of the Collection

Black, Lisa
UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Lisa Black (M.A. Thesis Tape (Sarangi))
1 items  :  EC - 1 audio cassette (Type II, stereo); D - 1 audio cassette; Duration: 00:51:42
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Circumstances of recordings unknown.
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

Sabri Khan (1927-2015) was an award-winning sarangi player from Moradabad, India. His grandfather, father, and uncle were all accomplished sarangi players and contributed to his learning. Throughout his career, Sabri Khan performed around the world and was credited with introducing Sarangi to American and European audiences. He was also invited to be a visiting professor at the University of Washington, United States. During his lifetime, he earned a variety of awards, including the Padma Bhushan Award in 2006, which was presented by the President of India.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Thesis title: The Sarangi: History and the Contingency of Style in an Accompanist Tradition.

The Archives has two copies of the same cassette; it appears that both are the second of two tapes, but we do not have the first.

Documentation: M.A. Thesis (University of Washington)

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology

Geographical Names

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

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Br̥haspati, Sulocanā, 1937- (performer)
    • Khan, Sabri, 1925-2015 (performer)