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
If you caught Aruna Sairam at The Darbar Festival 2009, you would’ve seen a demonstration of how to count the beat...Read more..
The many components that scale the heights of melodic and rhythmic intricasy in a typical recital of Carnatic music...
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
Ras (also spelt rasa) is the word for “juice” in many Indian languages but in the musical sense its meaning is closer....
North Indian drums – pakhwaj, North India’s ancient drum, a vital part of dhrupad recitals
North India’s most popular percussion instrument for devotional as well as classical music, the tabla consists of two drums...
Why do music disciples (and others) touch the feet of Indian musicians?
Indian maestros consider the veena as the “mother” of all classical instruments, India’s most ancient string instrument is rarel
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
Murad Ali, today’s most celebrated sarangi player, was born in a family of musicians originally from Moradabad....
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Described by Pandit Shiv Kumar as one of the finest Santoor maestros of the santoor.
India's great Khayal vocalist Manjusha Patil-Kulkarni talks about her music. Don't miss her rare morning concert at the Darbar Festival 2013
Circle of Sound explained by Soumik and Bernhard
Rajhesh Vaidhya playing the his modified, amplified Veena at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London
Jori Solo from Punjab, a rarely heard percussion instrument resembling tabla.
Wonderful vocal recital by Manjiri Asnare-Kelkar - Raga Jaunpuri. She belongs to Jaipur Atrauli gharana.
The pioneer of Indian slide guitar,the creator of Trinity of guitars
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
They receive a cash award of Rs. 3 lakh each, besides angavastram and tamrapatra
On a cold winter evening in Bombay in the late 1990’s, after much hesitation he decided to give an interview in his house.