Allied & Regional Music
One of the vital component of Assamese folk music is its regional formations, the indigenous genre of music specific to particular regions of Assam , such as Goalpara, Kamrup , Darang etc. Moreover, in this category , other forms of religious and semi religious music of Assam is also been included, such as Tokari geet, Diha Naam, Deh Bisar geet, Jikir & Jari, Ainaam, Nagera Naam, Ojapali etc.
Assamese culture also is enriched by a wide range of allied folk music, played & sung in different occasions in specific regions since ancient times.. Some forms of popular allied folk music of Assam are
- Biya – Naam (The marriage songs) - including Nowai tolani biyar naam and Bhekuli biyar naam)
- Gorokhiya naam (Songs of Cow keepers)
- Phool Konwar / Moni Konwwaror geet (Song of the two Princes – Moni konwar & Phool Konwar)
- Jona Gabharur geet (Songs of princess Jona)
- Khel Dhemalir geet (Play songs for young boys)
- Nisukoni geet (Lullabies)
- Omala geet (Nursery rhymes)
- Apeswari xobahor naam (The devotional songs for angels)
- Lokhimi adora naam (Songs of first harvest dedicated to goddess of prosperity Lakshmi)
- Barmahi geet (Songs describing seasons with a sad theme)
- Naoreeya geet (Songs of Boat race)
- Dhemelia geet (Comic songs)
- Malitas (Ballads) – with subtypes like Nahorar Malita, sikon goxainr malita, Bakhor Borar malita, Padma Kumarirr Malita, etc.