Lessons from Gulam


1986 / 52 minutes

Directed by
John Baily
Country of production
United Kingdom

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.

Language and subtitles
English (no subtitles)
British-Irish Isles
United Kingdom
Music / Ethnomusicology Education / Knowledge Transmission