The marriage songs of the Kamars are usually short. Many of them are addressed to the trumpeter
Moharia. The Dadaria of this region has a pattern of rhyming lines. They are also called Ban-Bhajans
or Salho. The Dadaria has a style of question-answer rendering.
The basic structure of the songs from Bundelkhand rests on the medieval sentiments. The musical compositions of the songs are simple and rigid. They have a few dominant characteristics of rhyming
phrases. The Bundelkhand region and Baghelkhand which is the land of the
Baghelas are known for their heroic deeds.
Hardaul is the popular deity of both these areas. Though semi-historical in character,
Lala Hardaul has received deep reverence in the contents of the folk music of
The songs of the poet Isuri came into prominence among the people of this region. His four-lined compositions (Chaukaria
Phag) have become part and parcel of the folk musical tradition of the region stretching down to Bhopal. In
Nimad, songs recognized to Singa and Daluji are very much alive.
The ballads about Chhatrasal and the Rani of Jhansi have also become one with the existing folk music. As compared to the seasonal songs and the children's songs the music of
Bundelkhand is not of much antiquity.