Through Madras Boombox, you will find sessions covering Indian tribal music such as Adivasi and Santhal and also music from the Mopla community in Kerala, as well as classical Indian music. We have a guest appearance from Sarathy Korwar and a session with musicologist Rolf Killius (curator of the Indian tribal music collection for the British Library). You can watch artists from Darbar Arts Culture Heritage Trust who will broadcast two of their ground-breaking concerts and performances featuring world class maestros and impressive emerging talent.
Painting a Picture of Rural Music from India with Rolf Killius
Ivan Nutbrown, from Action Village India, interviews videographer and ethnomusicologist Rolf Killius about his mission to document and research traditional music from India. Rolf plays and introduces selected musical pieces from members of rural communities.