Pandit Das is now considered to be one of the main torchbearer of the sitar from the next generation...
North Indian instruments – shehnai, the folk instrument made classical by one maestro
The myriads of song forms that make up the life-blood of Karnatik music...
North Indian drums – pakhwaj, North India’s ancient drum, a vital part of dhrupad recitals
Indian maestros consider the veena as the “mother” of all classical instruments, India’s most ancient string instrument is rarel
How does Indian classical music differ from western classical music?
Most Hindustani musicians train under the umbrella of a certain style, known as gharana. The word ‘gharana’ means family...
Indian classical music has a built in pecking-order, not only based on the seniority...
The word “Dhrupad” is derived from dhruv[a], meaning that which is “fixed” or “constant” and pad[a], meaning “word”...
Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri is a phenomenon in the arena of Indian Classical Music.
He is the son and disciple of the great sitarist Ustad Vilayat Khan
Pushpraj Koshti is a leading exponent of the dhrupad style
Prattyush Banerjee is a worthy torchbearer of the Senia-Shahjahanpur gharana made famous by the great Ustads
Vocalist of the Jaipur – Atrauli Gharana
Murad Ali, today’s most celebrated sarangi player, was born in a family of musicians originally from Moradabad....
Pandit Dalchand Sharma
Dr Vijay Rajput, disciple of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, is one of Britain’s most talented classical vocalists
Rajhesh Vaidhya playing the his modified, amplified Veena at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London
Playing at the Darbar Festival at the Kings Place in London on April 2nd 2010
Chitrangana Agle Reshwal on pakhawaj
A line of rising UK musicians from the south Indian carnatic traditions singing beautifully crafted vocal melodies
One of the worlds most exciting and senior Tabla master performs tabla solo.
Pandit Yogesh Samsi talks about what is a tala and about his love and devotion to his Guru, Ustad Alla Rakha Ji.
Idea Jalsa (Zee Tv) : Raag - Anandi Kalyan (Nand), Bihag & Bhairavi
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
Finding the hidden wiring between Indian and early music
Squaring the sarod circle with Soumik
Evening Standard, Critic Rating 5 stars
MUSIC Pandit Dal Chand Sharma on the character of sound and bringing the pakhawaj to centre-stage.
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.