The Tribal Rhapsodies
This album ‘Tribal Rhapsodies’ attempts to capture the essence of some of the most indigenous tribes of Rajasthan that are rooted in tradition and offer a profile of the region that is almost on the verge of extinction. The tribes such as the Meenas, Saharias, Bheels brings to their music a particular understanding of how their lives function and what brings them joy. The singing communities travel from village to village and spread their music over the rural landscape of the region. This compilation of tribal music showcases their celebration of love, peace, marriage, childbirth and death. The tribal instruments performed in this album like Mashak, Nagadi, Jhanjhar, Madal, Dholaki, Chimta, Chhota Dhol, Rawanhatta etc. is symbolic to their rustic yet evolved understanding of sound.