Double bill of the rare instrument Rudra Veena and the Jaipur Atruli vocal style
This long awaited tabla solo shows off the amazing versatility of this instrument
Ragunathan talks vividly about her life as a female musician and explains the role of women in Indian classical music.
The sitar phenomenon Mukherjee returns to the London stage after an absence of six years.
Double billed concert of sitar followed by one of India's greatest vocalists
Harjinderpal Singh Matharu performs mesmerising ragas on the santoor, an ancient string instrument
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
Most Hindustani musicians train under the umbrella of a certain style, known as gharana. The word ‘gharana’ means family...
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
North Indian drums – pakhwaj, North India’s ancient drum, a vital part of dhrupad recitals
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
Apart from musical content and the esoteric concept of ras, Indian classical raags are also assigned to particular times...
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Pandit Sharda Sahai photographed in his home in 2004 by Sandeep Virdee. All rights reserved. Copyright 2012 Sandeep Virdee
Sudha explains carnatic style of vocal and the difference with the khayal style
Recipient of the Sangeet Natak Award 2011, Venkatesh Kumar is one of India's foremost khayal vocalists
Drut gat in Raga Basant Mukhari
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
India's great Khayal vocalist Manjusha Patil-Kulkarni talks about her music. Don't miss her rare morning concert at the Darbar Festival 2013
Idea Jalsa (Zee Tv) : Raag - Anandi Kalyan (Nand), Bihag & Bhairavi
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra