Designed for beginners, it helps fans of Indian classical music learn more about its theory and context.
Double bill concert featuting Jyoti Hegde (rudra veena) followed by Abhishek Raghuram (carnatic vocal)
One of India’s most remarkable maestros, Subhankar Banerjee strikes out with his bold yet crisp rhythms on the tabla.
For over six decades, Atre’s unique timbre and extraordinary artistry has won the hearts of audiences around the world
Double bill featuring Shashank, a household name in South India and Niladri Kumar provide enthralling musical flourishes
Nityanand Haldipur on the flute followed by Prem Kumar Mallick presenting the Dharbangha drupad vocal
Main north Indian instruments – sarangi, from vocal accompaniment to a fully fledged solo classical instrument
Sawai Festival 2012 Blog by Kanwal
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
North Indian drums – pakhwaj, North India’s ancient drum, a vital part of dhrupad recitals
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
With its origins in central Asia and Afghanistan, the sarod has found a natural home in North Indian Classical music
The conventions of concert etiquette for Western classical music are a little daunting. Don’t breathe heavily. Don’t sneeze...
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Dr. Ram Deshpande is one the most learned and respected artists of his time.
Murad Ali, today’s most celebrated sarangi player, was born in a family of musicians originally from Moradabad....
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Darbar Festival 2012 Lunch Party at Roti Chai
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Exclusive interview recorded on 13 January 2014 with Pandit Vinayak Torvi Ji from the Gwalior and Kirana Gharana.
Sudha explains carnatic style of vocal and the difference with the khayal style
Aruna Sairam is one of the best voices to emerge from the Carnatic tradition of southern India
Idea Jalsa (Zee Tv) : Raag - Anandi Kalyan (Nand), Bihag & Bhairavi
Pandit Sharda Sahai photographed in his home in 2004 by Sandeep Virdee. All rights reserved. Copyright 2012 Sandeep Virdee
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma playing Rag Jog at the Darbar Festival 2010 at the Kings Place in London
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Review by Jahnavi Harrison, 24 May 2014
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik