Music from Bangla Desh - The Living Traditions
Recordings and sleevenotes by Deben Bhattacharya
Argo - ZFB 74 - P.1971
A1 Dotara 2'43
A2 Song of the Freedom Fighters 7'33
A3 Folksong from Noakhali 3'43
A4 Baul song 4'07
A5 Patriotic song 6'15
B1 Seasonal song 4'57
B2 Love song 6'17
B3 Wedding song 5'53
B4 Song from Chittagong 5'05
B5 Bamboo flute 2'50
All recordings were made in 1971 during the months of October and November.
Children at the orphanage Khelaghar in Calcutta founded by
Srimati Maitreye Devi.
The back of the record sleeve, that was published the same year as the big homicide, also contained a plea for donations to an institution for orphaned children that where survivors after victims of the massacre of intellectuals.
The atrocities committed against several groups of East Pakistan, like Hindus and Bihari minorities by the Pakistani army and their collaborators were reported with disgust all over the world ... read more