In volume 1, we begin with a fngo, which invites everyone in the village to awaken and join the wedding celebrations. There is a Sehra song, as well as songs from
the sangeet, including the lively Sadke Sadke [aandiue and the humorous Ivuidnoranta Pacncha Ve. The volume ends in the rousing [ugni, [indua and Boliuan, all of which have lively percussion rhythms so that people can dance to them, especially the young friends of the bridegroom.
In volume 2, songs are traditionally associated with the bride. We begin with the shy bride hiding from her friends before the ceremonial rituals of the vottlina and Mchndi. Songs from the ladies' sangeet follow. Then come the Sithniuan, the good-humoured satirical verses about the groom's family, to which a riposte comes in the form of the Chhand, an equally humorous song sung by the bridegroom. Finally, the pain of separation is captured in the poignant Chidiuan On Chamba, sung as the bride leaves her family to go to her new home.
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