This is another recent boot sale find. It came without a sleeve but I managed to find a scan of the front cover on a website dedicated to the Gramophone Company of India. The internet can be a wonderful thing.
Sitara Devi is one of India's most famous classical dancers of the Kathak style. The recording on this LP is pretty lo-fi and there seems to be a musical conversation flowing between Sitara Devi and the tabla player throughout of most of the tracks. The rhythms are complex and kaleidoscopic.
Here she is performing in the 1942 film, Roti:
01 Moordang Poornam & Trotakam
03 Bhav Parangaha
06 Padakriya (Tatkar)
Get it HERE.