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
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....
Paramhansa Yogananda (1893-1952) was an Indian yogi and guru that introduced many Westerners to the teachings of meditation...
Why is there a North Indian and a South Indian classical music?
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
Thumri is North India’s most popular light-classical song form perfected during the 19th century...
Main north Indian instruments – sarangi, from vocal accompaniment to a fully fledged solo classical instrument
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
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.
Drut gat in Raga Basant Mukhari
One of the most senior exponents of the Santoor after his Guru, Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma
Pt Swapan Chaudhuri performs tabla solo at The Darbar Festrival 2006
An exceptional drummer having learnt his art from Pandit Suresh Talkwalker
Playing at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London on April 2nd 2010
Mridangam maestros talks candidly about the instrument and sadhana
Swapan Ji demonstrates Dhir Dhir notes on Tabla
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
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.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Swapan Chaudhuri, one of the world's greatest tabla players, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year (1995)...
Abraham Pandithar organised Sangam in 1921 and this was the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow.