Indian Music of the 78rpm Era
List of 78 rpm recordings (c. 1945-50) - KHYAL
[Recordings made by Jay Bharat Recording Co./Columbia]
NOTE: The sound
files made available below were not re-published by Columbia, and with the
lapse of the Jay Bharat copyright, they remain, as far I can establish, in
the public realm. Such music deserves to be heard, again and again. It has
- sad to say - languished, buried for decades, in private and public
collections. It is made accessible here even though the sound is rough.
The interest of the music almost transcends the mere sound - if one can
accept that paradox!
is made to several friends including Suresh Chandvankar (Mumbai), Mr and Mrs Rao
and Aniket and Urmila Bhirdikar (Pune) for the information given above.
Thanks to Rajan Parrikar for guiding to me the photo and accompanying
article, which makes salutary and sad reading.
List of 78 rpm recordings (c. 1945-50) - LIGHT CLASSICAL
made by Jay Bharat Recording Co./Columbia]
[see 22 above]
Note: In addition to the above, Sushila Tembe recorded
several songs in Kannada. I'd be happy to add the
transcription/transliteration of those records here.
Last updated on 1 August 2003