Indian talking machine

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  • Creator photographs and notes by Robert Millis
  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication Seattle, WA : Sublime Frequencies, [2015] ©2015
  • Physical Details
    • 2 audio discs : digital, CD audio, mono ; 4 3/4 in
    • 242 pages : illustrations (color) ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780996678506, 0996678506
  • OCLC ocn935260528
  • Credits
    • Various artists

Summary

  • A visual and aural examination of the Indian 78rpm gramophone industry through the eyes of record collectors and sound artists. Includes two CDs of music, musings on collecting and Indian classical music, track notes, and over 300 photographs of Indian 78rpm collections and ephemera.

Notes

  • Title from title page of accompanying book.
  • Accompanying written material in English.
  • Vocal portions sung variously in Tamil, Hindustani, Bengali, Arabic, Telugu, Sanskrit, English (spoken), Sindhi, and Canarese.

Contents

  • Disc I. Vichitra veena instrumental (Professor Abdul Aziz Khan) (c.1927) -- Jalatharangam instrumental : Karaharapriya-rupakam (Brahma Sri T. Appadurai Aiyengar (1908) -- Tamil duet : Nadanamakriya-eka (Danakota and Sister) Nagaswaram instrumental : Sowrashtra-mangalam (Sembannarkovil Ramaswamy Pillay) (1910) -- Sitar instrumental : Kafi tetala (Sangit Vidtarnab Gopeswar Banerjee) (1915) -- Hindustani female song : Thoomri, pahari junjowti (Miss Gauhar Jan) (1906) -- Esraj instrumental : Bahar kawali (Professor N.M. Chuckerbutty of Calcutta) Modi instrumental : Ragam-alapana in thodi (Cunniah Naidu) (1916) -- Baul (M.N. Ghosh (alias Monta Babu) (1919) -- Bengalee female song : Sindhu-khambag (Rajlakhi Mukerjee) Flute instrumental : Purna shadjamam (krithi) (Nagaraja Rao) (1912) -- Violin instrumental : Kirtan (Haripado Chatterjee (Bhombol Babu)) (1926) -- Seven string violin solo : Alapana in the raga jenjuti (Mysore Chaudiah) (1930) -- Banjo instrumental : Bhopali (Professor Kaukub) (1909) -- Koranic recitation (Shaikh A.H. Madani) (1927) -- Nagumomu ganaleni (part 1) (Mr. Musiri Subramania Iyer) (1932) -- Nitya-kalyani (part III) Ragamalika (Bangalore Nagaratnam) (1905) -- Jalatharangam-mandolin duet : Bhupali (Messrs. Vyas Bros.) (1929) -- Khamach-kawali (Mohamed Husain "Sanskrit song" (Nadha hare jagannadha hare), part 1, pallavi Sankaragharanam-adhi talam (Tiruvasanallur Narayanasami Iyer Indian bagpipes with drum : Bhairobi thoomri (Talim Hossein) Jaga Rao's journey to England (Mr. M. Bruce Gordon) (1910)
  • Disc II. Nagaswaram instrumental : Karaharapriya, part 1 (alpana) (Thiruvavaduthurai TN Rajaratnam Pillai) (c.1935) -- Musical submarine : Raga darbari (aochar, drut in teental) (Master Manohar Barve) (c.1932) -- Veena instrumental : Sankarabharanam. Part 1, Ragam (Desamangalam Subramania Iyer) (1932) -- Veena instrumental : Sankarabharanam. Part 2, Swararaga sudha Bengali song : Najra dil bahar-tappa (Babu Aughor Nath Chuckerbutty (amateur, from the household of HH The Maharajah Sir Jotendro Mohan Tagore, KCSI)) (1904) -- Hindustani song : Soruth (Mr. L.C. Bural (amateur)) Violin instrumental : Bihag (Gajananrao Joshi of Aundh) Sindhi song : I play music in the bazaar (Ghulam Haider) (1925) -- Hindustani classical vocal : Lage lage re sanvaliya-in raga multani (Malikarjun) (c.1936) -- Sarod instrumental (Chhunnu Khan) (1927) -- Indian guitar instrumental : Piloo (Professor Barkatullah Khan) (1905) -- Raghuvara, part 2 : Bhanduvirali (Mr. Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar (vocal) with Palaghat Mani (mirdhangam)) (1933) -- Tabla instrumental (Jnan Prakash Ghose) (c.1949) -- Piano instrumental : Ramprasad sen (Prof. Anukul Ch. Das) (c.1938) -- Harmonium instrumental : Abhogi-athi (P.S. Ramuloo (amateur)) (191) -- Sanai instrumental : Ugich kan kanta (Shankarrao Gaikawad) Veena and vocal : Meenalochani amba (Veena Shanmuga Vadivoo) (1929) -- Gottuvadyam instrumental : Pullikalabamayeil kavadi chinthu (B.S. Krishnamurthi Sastrigal) Maro joban bito jaya (Miss Mankoo) (1908) -- Sitar instrumental (Professor Wali Ullah Khan) (1935) -- Violin instrumental : Parimala rangapathey (kambhoji) (Maddilla Satyamoorthy) (c.1931) -- Sky lark squirrel country oil mill red bird (T.V. Ramaswami Sastrigal, vikatam vidwan ; Thiruvisalur) (c.1939)
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