I have no knowledge of ragas and thus this was quite informative.
Mankad March 16, at 5: Whenever we look at it, we are amazed at the richness and the perennial appeal it holds for us. Take any of the Hindi films for which he has done music, and you will be mesmerized by the beauty of his music. Encouragement from readers like you is what keeps this series going.
You are absolutely right about the music given by Pandit Ravi Shankar in films. Thank you for a couple of hours well-spent. In a certain way I feel that formal knowledge about ragas becomes a barrier to true appreciation of music.
One goes more into technicalities — feeling pleased with oneself that one has recognized a raga, or the use of a particular note in a clever manner.
One of my favorite classical pieces is Lajwanti by Ali Akbar Khan. It is a rare raga — probably created by the Ustad himself. I have deliberately refrained from finding out more about it, as it might interefere with the pure instinctive pleasure I derive from listening to it without being distracted by technical details.
Here is an audio link to the album. I had bought it for the other side — Todi. Lajwanti came as a bonus. The best thing about this piece is the imaginative use of silence, the way he pauses at places before playing the next note: For me the bonus was Ayi ritu sawan ki from Alaap.
God bless Kumari Faiyaz. Another song I had not heard was Thandi thandi sawan ki phuhaar. I wonder what they call Hindustani classical music, which is still a living tradition there. Let us hear the Master himself sing it.
YT note mentions that Panditji came from Chennai at the request of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to sing this song on the eve of Independence in the Parliament. I had occasion to hear him live several times in his heydays.
I can tell you his gimmicks made him a rage. What a genius, who could sing Chadariya jhini re jhini in ten ragas! Purushottam Das Jalota sings Chadariya jhini re jhini: While on Ustad Rashid Khan, I cannot resist the temptation to include this thumri in Desh, Mora sainya bulave aadhi raat ko, nadiya bairi bhayi.
I was always intrigued by its similarity to Desh.
Thanks to your post, now I know why. Mankad March 18, at 3: Desh and Desi are two different raagas. The different thaats Khamaj and Asavari or constitutions are technical matters.
We are concerned with the individual beauty of each of them so nothing comes in the way of our enjoying the music. It was worth the wait.Here given is an informative essay example exploring the issue of classical music.
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