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Lessons from Gulam

Lessons from Gulam. © J Baily

Director John Baily
Country/Production UK
Release 1986
Length 52 mins
Format Colour / DVD or VHS / PAL / All region
Location UK, Bradford / Europe
Ethnic Group Indian, Asian
Comments Study guide available

Order No RAI-200.174
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A detailed study of musical enculturation within the Asian community of Bradford in northern England. Gulam Musa is the principal character and he is shown as a teacher and as a musician. The film gives a detailed account of this particular Indian music and music education, both in homes and at school. The filmmaker is an ethnomusicologist.

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