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Title Women's songs from India.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 audio disc (CD) (70 minutes) : CD Audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + notes
4 3/4 in.
Notes Notes by Edward O. Henry, and vocal texts in English translation ([14] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Mother goddess hymn -- Boy's birth song -- Boy's playful birth song -- Wedding song at groom's home -- Bridal separation song -- Song for men's rite in wedding -- Song protecting the groom from sorcery -- Hymn to the snake goddess -- Morning hymn -- Mother goddess hymn -- Hymn to a village deity -- Song for blessing the bride -- Song for rite of final contact with the bride by the groom's older brother -- Gift of the virgin -- Application of vermilion -- Blessing the bride and groom -- Song sung in the bridal chamber -- Hymns for the Chathi Fast -- Boy's birth song.
Performers Various performers.
Notes Recorded in Bihar, Northern India, 1995 and 1999.
Language notes Sung in Bhojpuri and Maithili; with programmes notes in English by Edward O. Henry, and vocal texts in English translation, in container.
Other author Henry, Edward O., 1941-
Subject Women -- India -- Bihar -- Songs and music.
Songs, Bhojpuri -- India -- Bihar.
Songs, Maithili -- India -- Bihar.
Bhojpuri (Indic people) -- Music.
Standard Number 682161504025
Publisher Number 82161-5040-2 Rounder Records