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Title: Group-singing traditions of Rajasthan's Braj: a preliminary Survey
Authors: Verma, Vijay
Keywords: Folk songs, Rajasthani
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi
Abstract: The Braj region of Rajasthan includes district of Bharatpur, Alwar, Dholpur, Dausa and Sawai Madhopur has rich in forms of group-singing. These musical traditions are a counterpart of the tradition of popular poetry of north India, one typical expression of which flows through the competitive (dangali) format of Turra Kalangi or Lawni Dangal'. The group-singing also accordingly often takes a competitive form. Present article is description of some form of group singing, comparative and others is attempted a brief survey based on fieldwork from 1980 to 1991.
Appears in Collections:No.127-128 [January-June 1998]

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