November 24, 2023

Traditional Nepali Lok baja 99+

Traditional Nepali Lok baja  is our identity.  While playing folk songs, it is customary to play baja as well.  There are variations in the  context and rhythm and lyrics of the song.  A brief introduction to some of the most popular folklore is presented here.

Madal मादल

Madal is a popular folk song in Nepali society.  It was introduced by the  Magar caste.  But now it is popular among many place of Nepal.  This instrument is made of twisted leather in a wooden trunk.  These instruments are played at the waist with both hands.  The ground part of the cloud is called the ground.  The tilt circle is called the midra and the piercing trough.  The timber is used to make a cloud.

Saraangi सारङ्गी

This is the traditional instrument of the Gandharva caste.  The instrument is made of wood and has four strings.  Different vowels or melodies are extracted by touching the bottom of the string with the size of a yard or ring and touching the top with a finger.

Flute बांसुरी मुरली

Murali Baja  which is played by the flute and the flint by the lips, is made by making small holes in the bamboo.  These instruments are prevalent in different parts of the country.  These instruments are played in the middle voice of word.

Narsinga नरसिङ्गा

This is one of the Panchabaja’s Baja  It is make a copper, long, large and curly.  It should blow loudly in the mouth to play.

Jhyali/jhamta झ्याली झ्याम्टा

One of the five instruments made of bass is played by hand.  In this instrument, two plate-shaped parts are tied together by a cord.

Kalaha bajaa काहाल बाजा

The instrument is made of a thin sheet of copper two cubits long.  Blowing it up makes a loud noise.  This music is played in the Gorakhakali temple of Gorkha and the Bhairavi temple of Nuwakot.

Damaha दमाह नगरा

This baja is one of the Panchabajas, made of copper or brass leaf, semi-circular in shape and bloomed in the upper part.  On the one hand, the sound of a wooden stick made it sound dangerous.

Pung पुँङ

Traditional Nepali Lok baja pung

This baja, made by adding bamboo to the coconut, plays the snake in the Tarai area.  A loud sound echoes from this instrument, played with a fist like a fist.

Khaijadi खैंजडी

Used for religious occasions, this instrument is used for rhythm when singing a hymn.  The baja door (ghettis) is made of wood like a typical stone of the mouth and is twisted by the skin of gold, gold or rhizome.  It is played by grabbing it with one hand and then hitting it with the finger or glove of the other hand.

Tungna टुङ्ना

Traditional Nepali Lok baja Tungna टुङ्ना

Gurash wood is a popular Baja in the Himalayan region, made of four strings similar to the sarang.  It is prepared by bending the skin of the sheep.

Yalambar यलम्बर

Yalambar यलम्बर

The baja, made of two strings of bamboo coins similar to the bears, is popular among the tenants.  It was named after the first tenant king Ylamber.

Eaktare एकतारे

Ektare एकतारे

A single wire is made by twisting the leather into a paddle-shaped wood.  This music is used by the saints and yogis.  It is played by the movements of the finger and the finger.

Urni उर्नि

This baja is made by inserting a strip of coconut into the skin instead of coconut.  This baja is famous in the Dhimal caste of the eastern Tarai.  This music is played in the worship of religious deities and religious rituals.

Dhyangro ढ्याङ्ग्ग्रो

Dhyangro ढ्याङ्ग्ग्रो

dhyangro is especially played by jhakri in Nepal. It is a tradition of jhakri.

Erlung pipare इर्लुङ पिपरी

It is widely practiced in the Kusunda caste.

Arbaajo आरबाजो

This is the traditional instrument of the Gandharva caste.  The head of the arbajo has a human figure as much as they respect the primitive.  It is also religious and Guru Baja.  Arbajo is considered a musical instrument while Sarangi is considered a female instrument.

Traditional Nepali Lok baja

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