Fonotopia Shorts: Hirabai Barodekar

Posted in Fonotopia Short by nissarhusseinkhan on May 7, 2010

She was an innocent young woman, a member of the court of Baroda. He was a lowly court servant from a tribe of rural musicians. I think you know where this is going.

In this second Fonotopia Short, Ian brings you the story and the music of Hirabai Barodekar, the daughter of those two star-crossed lovers.


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  1. Brian said, on May 7, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    Very interesting story, and great music. I am not very familiar with Indian classical music, and this piece makes want to hear more. Thanks for sharing your recording.

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