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Title Musical Instruments of KACCH and its Neighbors / by Nazir Jairazbhoy and Amy Caitlin, in collaboration with Indian National Theatre ; written, filmed, edited, narrated and produced by Nazir Jairazbhoy and Amy Caitlin-Jairazbhoy
Published Van Nuys, CA : Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 1999


Description 1 online resource (59 min.)
Summary A narrated discovery of a musical and cultural continuum posited along the India-Pakistan border. Organological descriptions are illustrated for various instruments including double fipple flutes (some with simultaneous vocal drones), Jew's harps (with simultaneous vocal melody), the snakecharmer's double clarinet, and various quadruple-reed shawms. Footed drums and coconut rattles of African origin are shown among Pakastani and Kacchi communities descended from East African slaves. This video includes Mir, Klanga, Chamar, Manganihar, Dholi, and African-Indian Sidi musicians playing musical instruments unique to the region, as well as others found throughout South Asia
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed May 25, 2017)
In English
Subject Musical instruments -- India -- Kachchh
Folk music -- India -- Kachchh
Folk music.
Musical instruments.
Folk music.
Musical instruments.
India -- Kachchh.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Amy, producer, director, screenwriter, narrator, editor of moving image work
Jairazbhoy, Nazir Ali, 1927-2009, director, producer, screenwriter, narrator, editor of moving image work.
Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Firm)