Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on Darbar Concert Hall

Watch this video and more on Darbar Concert Hall

Pelva Naik | Raag Maru

Dhrupad • 19m

Up Next in Dhrupad

  • Pandit Ramkumar and Samit Mallick | R...

    Pandit Ramkumar and Samit Mallick are leading exponents of the Darbhanga dhrupad court music tradition, named for a former state near the Nepalese border. It is said that their ancestors once ended a drought in the area through singing the rain-bringing Raag Megh, and the family still live on lan...

  • Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar | Ahir Bhairav

    Ahir Bhairav is a blend of two ragas – Bhairav, an ancient scale and Ahiri that owes its origin to a folk melody belonging to ‘Ahir’ or cowherds' communities residing on the fertile plains of the two Indian rivers – Ganga and Yamuna.

    Ahir Bhairav is coloured with the pensive, early morning flavo...

  • Ustad Bahauddin Dagar & Pelva Naik - ...

    In India, the opulent courts of the Islamic sultans between the 13th and 16th centuries resonated with dhrupad music. ‘Beenkars’ (veena players) held as much precedence as the vocalists and often engaged in duets, enthralling a court full of discerning listeners.

    The first historical duet betwee...