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Narrative Traditions of Karnataka

Various Artists

This selection is drawn from a variety of narrative traditions of Karnataka. These are all roughly called katha, or kathe in plural, and are story narratives performed through recitation and music. They include Burra Katha, Kamsale, Chaudike, Jogi and Tatva. Musically the kathe follow both the Hindustani and Karnatak tune families. Different varieties of leader/follower singing patterns are used to narrate a story.

Track Listing

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Burrakatha:Peethikalu Anjanappa and accompanists 5:46
102
Burrakatha : Koluvaya rajanudu Anjanappa and accompanists 3:29
103
Chaudike pada-sharanu sharanamma devi Chaudike Subbayya 2:51
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Chaudike pada-sarunayya o rama Chaudike Subbayya and party 7:00
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Chaudike pada-yara ballavare tayi Chaudike Subbayya and party 5:11
106
Jogi Kathe- ibbaru hendra kalaga daga Guddappa Jogi and group 1:43
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Jogi Kathe - chinti yatako manuja, bhranti yatako Guddappa Jogi and group 2:34
108
Jogi Kathe- ala beda tangi alu beda Guddappa Jogi and group 3:22
109
Kamsale pada - amma onna dumbi adu nano Mahadevappa and party 8:28
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Kamsale pada- mangala roti yetti Mahadevappa and party 3:55
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Kamsale pada- ayya modali nimma.. mahadeva Mahadevappa and party 5:22
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Tatva songs - basava baba vasu jaga ninnaya Basappa Swamy 3:24

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