Deben Bhattacharya

Paris To Calcutta (Men And Music On The Desert Road)

Format: 4xCD, Hardcover
Release Year: 2018

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Deben Bhattacharya (1921–2001) was a field recordist, poet, filmmaker, musicologist and amateur ethnomusicologist, based in Calcutta and Paris. With 4 CDs of recordings, photographs, Deben’s original recording notes, musical transcriptions and more. An amazing glimpse into a time long gone and essential listening for anyone interested in folk and world music traditions. 160 pages, clothbound. Over 4 hours of music, all recorded in 1955 featuring music from Bedouin camps, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan, Pakistan and Greece. 45 pages of photographs. 50 pages of detailed recording notes.

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