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A student remembers Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ken Zuckerman recalls how he discovered sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan during his odyssey in search of music.   Thirty-seven years ago, I embarked on a life-altering musical and......

Derek Trucks on Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, who passed away on Friday, was an inspiration in more ways than one for Derek Trucks, a rock guitar phenomenon with a growing, global fan following.Trucks, who began playing......

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan passes away

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan passed away in San Francisco in the US after a prolonged kidney ailment, according to a family friend in Kolkata. 88-year-old Khan died at his music centre at 10......

Have you met the Ustad?

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan may have passed away, yet his legacy will live forever.A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, Khan was a colossus in the world of Indian classical......

Balance sheet of our musical wealth seems in peril

All of a sudden, in the space of some weeks, the nation seems to be running up a deficit on its cultural capital. In rapid succession we have lost theatre personalities like Habib Tanvir and......

Look out New York, here comes Zakir Hussain!

As the tabla maestro Zakir Hussain is heading to New York to perform at a Lincoln Center theatre as part of the Zakir Hussain's Masters of Percussion national tour, he says he is thankful to his......

The man who gave us Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya

Recently, Mumbai's well-known Carter Road, home to many Bollywood denizens was rechristened to Naushad Ali Road in honour of its most popular resident. Considering his immense contribution in the......

Naushad's story: From rags to riches

Regarded as one of the greatest music composers of Indian cinema, Naushad's was literally a journey from the footpath to the recording studios.Born Naushad Ali on Christmas day in 1919, he spent......

The Biggest Indian Film quizzed

The greatest Indian film in history has magnificently reopened to packed houses. As the classic continues to bask in a new generation of critical acclaim, here's a test of your knowledge about the......

The making of Mughal-e-Azam

On the occasion of Mughal-e-Azam's grand re-release, Patcy N spoke to photographer Jayesh Seth, a man so smitten by the epic film that he made a documentary, Ek Aitihasik Karishma, commemorating......

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Q. Raga 'Lajwanti' was composed by whom?
Pravin:  A.  more

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Q. Raga 'Lajwanti' was composed by whom?
Pravin:  A. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/raga-lajwanti-was-composed-by-whom/25586860/answers/25586871

pravin
Q. Name some famous composers of the Classic Music in the World?
Pravin:  A. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.Hariprasad Chaurasia.MS Subbulakshmi.Ravi Shankar.Shiv Kumar Sharma.Zakir HussainAnanda ShankarAR...... more

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Joseph Chacko
Q. Do we have any Tansen Like Musician in India?
Joseph Chacko:  A. We do have excellent musicians. Pt Ravi Shankar, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Balmurali Krishna, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Pt. Jasraj, Kishori Amonkar, Girija...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-we-have-any-tansen-like-musician-in-india/18679732/answers/12905690

Harjeetsingh  Wadhwa
Q. Can any classical singer of our country follow western notation?
Harjeetsingh Wadhwa:  A. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan: The classical music of North India is an uplifting and extraordinary music, dating back thousands of years. Ali Akbar Khan is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-any-classical-singer-of-our-country-follow-western-notat/12904306/answers/7343462

  Web results for Ustad Ali Akbar Khan
A memorable concert

sandhya sen fell willing victim to a spell of nostalgia THE Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture's recent presentation of two items at... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/50139-a-memorable-concert.html
Sarod maestro

Beaten black and blue by his father, when he he fled home many had given up any hope that Ali Akbar Khan would ever become a sarod player. But the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/49419-sarod-maestro.html
Maestros of Metaphors

Madhup and Madhvi Mudgal, Creative Entrepreneurs Theirs is a legacy that has given Delhi 75 years of performing artistes, gurus and shrotas.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/Maestros-of-Metaphors/2014/04/13/article2166032.ece
Unless you are Javed Akhtar or Gulzar, you aren't important

He isn't suffering from any identity crisis. Srijato is both a poet and a lyricist and there's no rift between the two. From poet to a full-time... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bengali/music/Unless-you-are-Javed-Akhtar-or-Gulzar-you-arent-important-Srijato/articleshow/33609929.cms
Remembering a legend

Tabla scion: Ustad Karamatullah Khan Ask about her chachu (uncle), the late tabla doyen Ustad Karamatullah Khan , and Hindustani classical singer... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/5pnuckaO3HdqSck7TV2MYP/Ustad-Karamatullah-Khan-Remembering-a-legend.html

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