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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Diwāliben Bhil (2 June 1943)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 63 words.

She was awarded the Padma Shri in 1990. She belongs to the Bhil community and has made a name

Kalāvantiṇ

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 180 words.

A community of female dancers of Maharashtra who rose to prominence during the Peshwā rule, especially during the reign of

Dānḍiā

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 172 words.

Short wooden batons used in community dances of the rās variety, popular in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Dānḍiās are made in

Sumar Sulemān Jumāni (1919)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 63 words.

He belonged to the traditional Langha community of musicians of Kutch. His father, Suleman Juma Jumani, who played the

Muhuri

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 84 words.

A wind instrument of Orissa used in community celebrations and folk dances. The muhuri consists of three segments. The portion

Tuti

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 47 words.

A horn of the folk variety, of Jammu and Kashmir. It is generally used by the Bhānḍ community of that

Langā

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 194 words.

A community of folk singers and instrumentalists of Rajasthan. They sing for their patrons, known as Sindhi Sipahis, on

Maṇi Embrāntiri (1885)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 62 words.

He lived near Aluva, near Kochi, Kerala. One of the few from the Brahminical Embrāntiri community to take to Kathakaḷi,

Gorā Kumbhār (b. ?, c. 1267)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 36 words.

He lived in Teradhoki, near Pandharpur, Maharashtra. A contemporary of saint-poet Jnāneśwar and Nāmdev, he belonged to the community of

Bené-Israeli (Jewish) Keertan, Plays

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 730 words.

The Bené-Israelis mentioned in this entry, are a small Jewish community, settled in Mumbai and nearby coastal regions. Their history

Sohrābjee R. Dhondi

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 97 words.

He was one among the theatre pioneers from the Parsi community of Mumbai. His songs became very popular through disc-records

Rāmsahāi Pānḍé

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh, ?; d. ?) Contemporary performer of folk dances, especially of Rai, a dance of the Bedio community of Bundelkhand.

He was born in a family ...

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Sohrābjee R. Dhondi

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?) Actor-singer of the New Alfred Theatre of the early 20th cent.

He was one among the theatre pioneers from the Parsi community of Mumbai. His songs ...

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Sumar Sulemān Jumāni

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Mundra, Kutch, Gujarat, 1919; d. Mundra, April 1999) Performer of folk shehnai and sundri.

He belonged to the traditional Langha community of musicians of Kutch. His father,...

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Tuti

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

A horn of the folk variety, of Jammu and Kashmir. It is generally used by the Bhānḍ community of that region. Its body is made of wood and is about ...

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Kalāvantiṇ

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

A community of female dancers of Maharashtra who rose to prominence during the Peshwā rule, especially during the reign of Bājirāo Peshwā II (r. 1720–40). Some Kalāvantiṇs were both singers...

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Diwāliben Bhil

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Dalkhauia, Amreli district, Gujarat, 2 June 1943) Noted singer of Gujarati folk songs.

She was awarded the Padma Shri in 1990. She belongs to the Bhil community and has ...

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Muhuri

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

A wind instrument of Orissa used in community celebrations and folk dances. The muhuri consists of three segments. The portion nearest the mouthpiece is 2 inches long, and is made ...

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Langā

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

A community of folk singers and instrumentalists of Rajasthan. They sing for their patrons, known as Sindhi Sipahis, on certain ceremonial occasions and also for pure entertainment. Both...

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Maṇi Embrāntiri

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Tchilakodu village, Manjeswaram, South Karnataka, 1885; d. Aluva, 1954) Singer of Kathakaḷi music.

He lived near Aluva, near Kochi, Kerala. One of the few from the Brahminical...

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