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Deben Bhattacharya Music On The Desert Road

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Register New customers, create your Amoeba. Its quick and easy! Don't want to register? Feel free to make a purchase as a guest! Checkout as Guest. Currently, we do not allow digital purchases without registration. Register Become a member of Amoeba. Cumbus player. Especially impressive Various Darker Than Blue Vol 1 I find the photo of the Bedouin coffee percussionist The track of coffee grinding rhythm on the previous record is however more impressive than this one!

The the last track with the bhajan also got me captured! Posted by bolingo69 at PM. Newer Post Older Post Home. Customers who bought this title also bought these titles:. New Releases. Retrieved 17 February Deben Bhattacharya Music On The Desert Road La Huit. Retrieved 22 March Categories : births deaths Bengali writers British radio producers BBC radio producers Indian documentary filmmakers Ethnomusicologists British documentary filmmakers British broadcasters British photographers British translators British record producers British non-fiction writers British educators British male poets 20th-century British poets 20th-century translators 20th-century British male writers 20th-century musicologists.

One evening we should be with the Bedouins in the middle of the Arabian desert, and the next, perhaps at a petrol pump or at a wayside rest house where pilgrims and peasants hum through the nights. He wrote about Bedouin singers outside of Amman pounding coffee Deben Bhattacharya Music On The Desert Road with a mortar and pestle, and his description is so vivid that you can practically smell the air.

Bhattacharya also made an intriguing recording, included on the second CD, of two Bedouin coffee grinders working rhythmically, generating a catchy pitter-patter. Hazim with rebab, Bedouin camp leftand unidentified Bedouin coffee grinder with mortar and pestle right.

Bhattacharya mainly focused on what he considered to be the traditional folk music of the countries he visited—music he felt was untainted by the shifting trends of the West.

I was feeling tired and depressed.


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  1. Sep 05,  · Deben had captured the soundscapes of every village, town or city, one border after another and his audio-visual exploits finally found expression in ‘Paris to Calcutta: Men and Music on the Desert Road,’ a poetic travelogue which is an impressionistic account of the six-month-long trip.
  2. Buy Music On The Desert Road (LP) by Deben Bhattacharya (LP $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  3. The late Deben Bhattacharya was a noted Bengali record producer, ethnomusicologist, poet, documentarian, radio producer and all around renaissance man. Having moved from Northern India to London as a young man, Bhattacharya began working for the BBC as a radio producer.
  4. Subtitled A Sound Travelogue byDeben Bhattacharya, Music On The Desert Roades exactly that, a beautiful and flowing document of the region's sound. During the journey Bhattacharya recorded over 40 hours of music, some of which would be released on this LP Music on the Desert Road: A Sound Travelogue.
  5. Paris to Calcutta: Men and Music on the Desert Road, by Deben Bhattacharya, Sublime Frequencies, pages, $48 In , a radio producer named Deben Bhattacharya traveled from France to India in a converted milk van with the goal of making field recordings.
  6. Jan 07,  · Paris to Calcutta: Men and Music on the Desert Road Deben Bhattacharya. Sublime Frequencies. 2 November In many ways, Men and Music on the Desert Road 8/
  7. Deben Bhattacharya () was a field recordist, poet, filmmaker, musicologist, and amateur ethnomusicologist, based in Calcutta and Paris. Highly influential, it would not be too bold a stretch to say that his work shaped how we listen to the world: he produced a vast number of LPs, CDs, videos, and radio shows of traditional music from India, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
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  9. Deben Bhattacharya- PARIS to CALCUTTA - Men and Music on The Desert Road SF Deben Bhattacharya (–) was a field recordist, poet, filmmaker, musicologist and amateur ethnomusicologist, based in Calcutta and Paris.
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