Forms of Kamrupi Song
Kamrupi song is derived from Kamarupa kingdom of Lower Assam. Various people of erstwhile-undivided Kamrup district sing Kamrupi songs from time immemorial. Apart from this, the various forms of songs are linking the day-to-day activities are also popular like marriage songs (biyar geet), now khelar (boat race) geet, maha-kheda (mosquito drive out) geet, child's play geet, boroshibowa (fishing) geet, nisukoni (lallabye) geet and various forms of bihu geet. Wholly, the folk songs reflect every aspect of life of common people.
A class of Vaishnava Sampradayas songs considerably influences Kamrupi folk song. These songs are highly sophisticated and refined in both literary and musical ways. These folk songs, although sung to the humble "dolara" and the "dagar" (or khanjari) show great intricacy. These songs are rich in musical techniques.
Popularity of Kamrupi Song
The Government of Assam is trying to project this folk song to the global people. Like the songs of Lalon Fakir or the Baul song, this Kamrupi folk song will soothe the ears of the global audience. This will make the economic enhancement of the singers of this folk song.
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