Zohrabai Agrewali – Zohra Bai Of Agra – TDR 001 – LP Record

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Zohrabai Agrewali – Zohra Bai Of Agra – TDR 001 – LP Record
Zohrabai Agrewali (1868–1913), also known mononymously as Zohrabai, was one of the most noted and influential singers of Hindustani Classical Music from the early 1900s. Along with Gauhar Jan, she marks the dying phase of the courtesan singing tradition in Indian classical music. She is known for her masculine style of singing.She belonged to the Agra gharana (lit. Agrewali = from Agra). She was trained by Ustad Sher Khan, Ustad Kallan Khan and the noted composer Mehboob Khan (Daras Piya).She was known both for khayal as well as lighter varieties including Thumri and Ghazals which she learned from Ahmad Khan of Dhaka. Her singing influenced Ustad Faiyaz Khan, the greatest name in the Agra Gharana in modern times, and even Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan of the Patiala Gharana held her in high regard.

Only short pieces by her survive in a number of 78 rpm recordings, including the notable 1909 pieces matki more re goras in raga Jaunpuri or dekhen ko man lalchay (Sohini). The Gramophone Company signed an exclusive contract with her in 1908 with a payment of Rs 2,500 per year for 25 songs. She recorded over 60 songs during 1908-1911. In 1994, her 18 most famous songs were reissued on one audiotape followed by a compact disc in 2003.

Record Details
Title Zohrabai Agrewali – Zohra Bai Of Agra – TDR 001
Singer Zohrabai Agrewali
Genre Indian Classical (Vocal)
Releasing Year 2019
Language Hindi
Label Tara Disc Record
Made In India
Manufacture Tara Disc Record
Serial No. TDR 001
Side One 
·         Badhaava Gao Sab Mil – Khayal (Ramkali) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Naahi Naahi Jana Sautan Ghar Saiyaan – Dadra (Zila) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Ka Laike Jaibo Gawanvaa – Dadra (Zila) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Durjan Logan – Khayal (Multani) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Rang Dekhe Jiya Lalchaye – Hori (Bhairavi) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Pari Bhanak Murali Ki Kaan Mein – Devotional Song Zohrabai Agrewali
Side Two
·         Tarana – (Palaas) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Paar Javaiya Na Kevata – Sawani Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Dadurwa Bolay, Mor Shor Karat – Khayal (Zila) Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Peeke Hum Tum Jo Chale – Ghazal Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Nipat Nidar Natwar Vaaro – Thumri Zohrabai Agrewali
·         Naqaab Utar Jo Tera – Ghazal Zohrabai Agrewali
Specification
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Record Condition Excellent
Cover Condition Excellent

 

Additional information

Weight 0.35 g
Dimensions 33 × 33 × 2.54 cm
Singer

Zohrabai Agrewali

Releasing year

2019

Language

Hindi

Label

Tara Disc Record

Genre

Indian Classical (Vocal)

Size

12 Inches

Speed

33 RPM

Records condition

Mint – New Release

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