TITLE

Dohori Song in the "New Nepal."

AUTHOR(S)
Stirr, Anna
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
World Literature Today;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on dohori, a Nepali question-answer song performed between men and women. The author discusses dohori in the context of the "New Nepal," meaning political and social changes in 21st century Nepal. According to the author, dohori is becoming an increasingly popular music genre. The author discusses the history of dohori, the social aspects of dohori, and issues facing female dohori singers.
ACCESSION #
28012611

Tags: MUSIC -- Nepal;  NEPALI songs;  MUSIC & society;  WOMEN singers

 

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