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Theorizing the LocalMusic, Practice, and Experience in South Asia and Beyond$
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Richard Wolf

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195331370

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.001.0001

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The Princess of the Musicians

The Princess of the Musicians

Rāni Bhañiyāõi and the Māngaṇiārs of Western Rajasthan

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(p.97) Chapter 6 The Princess of the Musicians
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Theorizing the Local
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Shubha Chaudhuri

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.003.0006

The tale of princess Rāni Bhañiyāõi's suicide and subsequent appearance as a spirit has served as a foundational narrative for the practices of local, Muslim, mānganiār musicians, Hindu patrons, and Bhopa priests in Rajasthan. This chapter examines social practices surrounding drummers, the song genres associated with Rāni Bhañiyāõi, and the variants of her story that have significant local implications.

Keywords:   mānganiār, Rāni Bhañiyāõi, Rajasthan, drummers, Bhopa, patronage, spirit

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