Rasoolanbai of Benares

Indian Music of the 78rpm era

(1902-74)

Rasoonlabai of Benares: A discography

78rpm Recordings

Broadcast Records – red label (c.1935): play time-each side 4.5 minutes

1. R 4007 Matukiya Mori Cheen Legayo Sanvara – Thumri
Hamara Jiya Jay – Dadra

2. R 4039 Nayanmen Aanbaan – Multani
Lagat Karejawamen Chot – Bhairavi Thumri

3. R 4042 Hay Ram Sanvali Re Sutariya – Dadra
Diwana Dardiya – Gazal

4. R 4076 Eri Phirat Sajanki – Gandhari
Aaj Gumani – Tappa

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Columbia records (c.1950): play time–each side 3 minutes

1. GE 3200 Kahe Preet Lagai Balam – Multani Khyal
Lagat Kalejawamen – Bhairavi Thumri

2. GE 18016 Aangan Me Mat So – Thumri
Kaisi Bajai Shyam – Thumri

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EP records

Columbia records (c.1960): play time–each side 6 minutes

1. SEDE 3301 Kankar Mohe Lag Jaihe – Purbi Dadra
Panghatava Na Jaibe – Purbi Dadra

2. SEDE 3308 Tarasat Jiyara Hamar – Kajri
Ja Main Tose Nahin Bolu

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LP/Audio Cassettes

1. EMI STC 6109 Rasoolan Bai – Light Classical
[Original HMV LP issued in 1984, cassette released in Feb. 1990]

Side A: Rasake Bhare Tore Nain – Bhairavi Thumri
Tarasat Jiyara Hamara – Kajri

Side B: Chait Ki Nindiya – Chaiti
Barjori Karo Na – Hori Dadra
Bisaraiyo Na Balam – Bhairavi

2. AIR/HMV STC 7353 Rasoolan Bai – Classical Vocal – Thumriyan
[Cassette released in 1988, reissued in March 1989]

Side A: Sainya Bides Gaye – Thumri Piloo
Sainya Motiya Hiraay Gaili – Chaiti

Side B: Aan Ban Jiyara Mein Lage – Dadra
Ja Main Tose Nahin Bolun – Bhairavi

Acknowledgements

The credit for this list and the images goes to the Secretary of the Indian Society of Records Collectors (Mumbai), Suresh Chandvankar.

 

Last updated on 27 May 2005

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