While kickin’ round the tourist district of Thamel picking up cassettes, I met a family of Snake Charmers from Haryana, India. At home, snake charmers keep their animals in containers such as baskets, boxes, pots, or sacks. Royalty Free Snake Sound Effects. Children of snake charmers increasingly decide to leave the profession to pursue higher-paying work, and many fathers do not try to make them reconsider. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The sounds in this category are royalty free and available for immediate download as high quality stereo WAV files.

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I had met my new best friends Secrets of the Snake Charmer: North African charmers usually set up in open-air markets and souks for their performances. Snakes in the 21st Century. An old man probably in his 70s or 80s, his 2 grandsons, and one of the grandson’s sons.

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October Learn how and when to remove this template message. This article soun multiple issues. This has in turn given rise to the single most important reason snake charming is declining, at least in India: Female frogs have inner ears that are attuned only to the call of their species.


Baba Gulabgir or Gulabgarnath became their guru since his legend states that he taught people to revere the reptiles and not fear them. Imagine yourself inside your nice warm house while a raging storm is pounding on your windows trying to get in.

What do the frogs think of his playing? These wind sounds were recorded in Wellington, New Zealand and gives you the feeling of being surrounded by the wind.

snake magudi sound

Retrieved 1 December They gave me a show The exercise also teaches the hunter how to handle the wild reptiles. I spent about days a week for the next 2 months, recording their music and their snake shows on mini-disc and videotape.

Today, cultural changes are threatening the profession of the snake charmer in India.

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They follow the pungi that the “snake charmer” holds with their hands. Purrling Whir by Daniel Ditlevson. Topographic Relief Vol 6 by Various Artists. Dress in India, Pakistan and neighbouring countries is generally the same: Some snake charmers have struck back against this stereotype.

snake magudi sound

There is the occasional rumble of a car passing by, and the low murmur of the locals checkin’ out the white kid with the fancy gadget hangin’ with the snake dudes. The Snake sounds in this column are collected from the web and are generally available to everyone for personal use.


An hour long relaxation CD of a high quality stereo recording of thunder and a light rain.

snake magudi sound

These tracks were recorded in an alley. Follow us email facebook twitter Google Plus instagram tumblr pinterest youTube snapchat linkedin rss.

Snake charming

There are some classic Bollywood tracks, a Nepali folk song, and a minute drone journey into the head of the King Cobra. Relaxation and Meditation CDs.

Snakes magui have external ears and can perceive little more than low-frequency rumbles. Another proposal would try to focus attention on the snake charmers’ music and treat them like other street musicians. But that’s their job Although snakes are able to sense sound, they lack the outer ear that would enable them to hear the music.

Animal-rights groups have also made an impact supposedly for the abuse of a number of endangered species.