Musing 172: Damroo again, Bharat 10 Lata Bahl

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Published on Monday, 05 February 2018 04:47

Another Damroo sound is heard but this is a special one. Here, in addition to hitting the ends, the performer is also loosening or tightening his grip in the middle to vary the pitch. This kind of Damroo was used by Bairagis (Shiv Bhakts) who lived in the city and used come to beg for food (a memory from my childhood.)

Listen to 1940_narasee-bhagat_07_more-anganaa-men-aao.mp3

Now you know!


Bharat 10 Lata Bahl

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