Through Nomadic Orchestra of the World, Chinh aims to re-introduce forgotten communities to the mainstream
Unique, because, as Meenakshi informs us, these tribes don't see eye-to-eye. “They don't sit together, they don't play together,” she says. So, the musical instruments on stage are also seldom seen together, says Vinay – the been and bapang, for example. There are other complexities in the fusion, too, like the Banjaras' two dialects. “This is a confluence not only of dialects but also of cultures,” Meenakshi says. Seven years of research got condensed into NOW.
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