The santoor, from Kashmiri Sufi music to the classical concert stage
Rhythm is the arrangement of time in all music...
Main north Indian instruments – sarangi, from vocal accompaniment to a fully fledged solo classical instrument
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
Most Hindustani musicians train under the umbrella of a certain style, known as gharana. The word ‘gharana’ means family...
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
One famous story of an Indian musician tuning before his audience has now taken a permanent place in the...
Ras (also spelt rasa) is the word for “juice” in many Indian languages but in the musical sense its meaning is closer....
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Rajendra Prasanna is one of India's hidden treasures when it comes to the flute.
Sings a rare Raga Mudrik Kanada live at Womad 2008
The premiere performance of Param Vir's composition of Darbar Chhayanat bringing together voices from opera and Hindustani Indian classical music.
Mysore Manjunath on the violin
Bernhard Schimpelsberger talks about his passion for the tabla and his Guru, Pandit Suresh Talwalkar
2nd part & Finale of classic performance from the 2 masters at America's Carnegie Hall.
9½ - 'vichitra chautaal' - Pakhawaj solo
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
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.
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
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.
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Step into Ravi’s lounge
Darbar Festival gives exposure to Hindustani and Carnatic music and is now the largest of its kind outside India