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Rudra veena exponent Ustad Asad Ali Khan dead

Rudra Veena exponent Ustad Asad Ali Khan, one of the last existing advocate of the Khandarbani dhrupad school, passed away in New Delhi in the wee hours on Tuesday. He was 74.The classical musician......

Assam: Congress gains 32, loses 15 sitting MLAs

The Congress in Assam, winning a near absolute majority with 78 seats, has wrested 32 seats from its opponents but its 15 sitting MLAs, including two ministers, have lost their seats.The Congress......

Assam: Former CM Mahanta to contest from Barhampur

The Asom Gana Parishad on Monday announced the second list of 35 poll candidates which included names of 17 MLAs including the former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta. The former chief......

Classical singer Bhimsen Joshi passes away

Classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi passed awayon Monday morning in Pune. The veteran classical singer was rushed to a hospital with age-related ailments. Joshi, an exponent of the Kirana......

Assam: Left clawing its way back

The Communist Party of India is leading the Left's fight back to remain alive in Assam politics after being wiped out in the last Assembly polls for the first time since independence.The CPI, a......

Railways to take passengers on a musical journey

A musical journey awaits passengers of premier trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi with Railways deciding to play classical sound tracks in coaches.Instrumental music played by maestros like Ustad......

This Janmashtami, hi-tech flute for Lord Krishna

The lyrical sound of the flute, often associated with Vrindavan, Lord Krishna and his numerous gopis, can also fill up auditoriums and big music halls without distorting its charming musical......

The application of three systems

Three is often the largest number written with as many lines as the number represents. To this day it is written as three vertical lines in Roman and Chinese numerals. This was the way the Indians......

Death of the classical music industry

The ageless voice of vocalist Prabha Atre floats off the speakers at the head office of Ninaad Records. The niche music label is in the process of putting together a two-series album comprising......

What ails higher education in India

Speech by Sudeep Banerjee, Chairman, Board of Governors, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal. He was the chief guest at the 4th Annual Convocation of MANIT, Bhopal.It is a matter......

Mehdi Hassan: An unmatched legacy of soulful melodies

Ab ke hum bichhade to shaayad kabhii khwabon mein milen' (If we part now, we may meet in dreams). The world of ghazal will no longer be same without legendary singer Mehdi Hassan who leaves behind......

Indo-pak leaders mourn Mehdi Hassan's demise

Legendary Ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan's demise is being equally mourned in Pakistan and India alike. Both the countries' leaders and celebrities have termed it as a tragic loss to the music industry......

Coming up, a unique short film

Have you ever felt lonely even though you're surrounded by people?If you've answered yes, you should probably watch first-time filmmaker Amit Mehra's short film called Ekanth.The 22-minute film......

Revisiting the maestro: The Best Of Jagjit Singh

'A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.' Famous words of a famous conductor, Leopold Stokowski. And how true they hold for ghazal maestro Jagjit......

Revisiting the maestro: The Best Of Jagjit Singh

'A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.' Famous words of a famous conductor, Leopold Stokowski. And how true they hold for ghazal maestro Jagjit......

'That's Tendlya. Kaay ahe to!'

'When he cover drives, who the hell cares about where the ball pitched? I only know that he seems to move so lazily and has all the time in the world to make incredibly elegant and powerful......

'That's Tendlya. Kaay ahe to!'

'When he cover drives, who the hell cares about where the ball pitched? I only know that he seems to move so lazily and has all the time in the world to make incredibly elegant and powerful......
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PARTHA PATHAK
Q. are you mostly Bhairav type or Raag Bhairavi type ? How ? Choice is between these 2 only
PARTHA PATHAK:  A.  more

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Gypsy
Q. Agar Raja Dhupad ko apne kanya ka vivah karna hi nahi tha toh Rajkumaro ko swayamwar mein bulaaya hi kyun? :p :p
Gypsy:  A. let it be any Raaga, I am dhrupad type, Needs a real good alaap before the actual singing :-)) more

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pravin
Q. How many major types are there in Indian Classical Music?
Pravin:  A. Star Plus ke MAHABHARAT mein jo dikhte ho woh thoda exaggerated version hai....thoda jyada natakbaaji......par sach baat toh yahi hai ki Dhrupad...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-major-types-are-there-in-indian-classical-music/25586974/answers/27095573

anantharaman
Q. What's THE BOOK you read Recently ?l
Anantharaman:  A. The major vocal forms or styles associated with Hindustani classical music are dhrupad, khyal, and tarana. Other forms include dhamar, trivat,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-book-you-read-recently-l/25406160/answers/25586991

joyesh chakraborty
Q. One of my questions is being displayed in teh featured answer box but I am not satisfied with the answer- dont you think it should be featured only after BA selection . ? The answers are partially correct but some of the important points are missing (ref: Dhrupad and Dhamar) ? what you suggest ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. :-)), dont Know How people will feel abt that, But recently I read Ram charit manas's Kishkindha Kand :-)), actually was interested to read more...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/one-of-my-questions-is-being-displayed-in-teh-featured-answe/24917366/answers/25406191

  Web results for Dhrupad
Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan to showcase India's treasury of musicians

In a fortnight, Mumbai will host some of the country's most distinguished musicians during the 38th Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan (GSS), a prestigious... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-gunidas-sangeet-sammelan-to-showcase-india-s-treasury-of-musicians-2037561
A vibrant show all the way

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Madhup Mudgal TOPICS The recent Takshila Utsav in Patna saw a rich amalgam of... ...

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Musical meanderings through Bulleh Shah's world

The Stein auditorium of the Indian Habitat Centre on Tuesday evening reverberated with poetry of Punjabi Sufi giants like Bulleh Shah and Khwaja... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/442579/musical-meanderings-through-bulleh-shah039s.html
A sensual interlude

A new book demystifies Hindustani light classical music for the uninitiated, writesmanjarisinha Sung In a Sensual Style, published by KW... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/87958-a-sensual-interlude.html
3-day festivities to mark 287th foundation d...

JAIPUR: The city will be a witness to three-day-long celebrations on the occasion of 287th foundation day of Jaipur starting from November 18. The... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/3-day-festivities-to-mark-287th-foundation-day-of-Jaipur/articleshow/45163692.cms

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