Indian Classical Music in South Louisiana Records, 2008

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2008 (Date created)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator), Andrew McLean (creator)
Scope and Content Note
Materials include project field report, photos, survey forms, release forms, and photo log. Interviews recorded on cassette tape cover historical information, the sitar, songs, and vocal performances. 98 digital photographs are of musicians, dancers, and food at a community event and of community members' families. Digital copies of interviews also available.

The following is a list of the recordings included in this sub-series in order of tape number:
1733. Meera Seth, 04/08/2008
1734. Burde Kamath & Urmila Kamath, 04/17/2008
1735. Padmini Chari, 04/19/2008
1736. Sunita Pethe
1737. Priyo Majumdar, 05/01/2008
1738. Mithun Kamath Part 1
1739. Dr. Sudhavna Wadgoankar, 04/19/2008
1740. Mithun Kamath Part 2
1741. Subash Kulkarni, 05/08/2008

Administrative/Biographical History Element
This project was carried out in 2008 by Andrew McLean. McLean conducted interviews with musicians, music teachers and students, and others involved in the production of Indian classical music in the region. The project article, "Indian Classical Music in South Louisiana" is available on the New Populations page of the Louisiana Folklife Program Website.

System of Arrangement

Materials may be found in the following series within the Louisana Folklife Program Project Files:

  • XXXV. New Populations - Subseries 11. Indian Classical Music in South La.

General Note
Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.
1 (folder)
9 (cassette tapes)
755 (MB)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Bollywood Films & Entertainment (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
East Indian Americans--Louisiana--Ethnic identity. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
East Indian Americans--Louisiana--Social life and customs (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
East Indian Americans--Louisiana--Songs and music (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Folk Dance (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Folk Music (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Sitars (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Tablas (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Geographic Coverage
Louisiana (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Preferred Citation
Louisiana Folklife Program Project Files, Mss. 4730, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Related Entities:
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator)
Andrew McLean (creator)