For this week’s #MasterMusicians, we bring to you a legendary musician who was lost in the pages of the illustrious history of an eminent family.
After celebrating Pandit Ravi Shankar, the man himself, lets celebrate his contribution to Indian music. The legend has immortalised the Sitar with such fervour that the design of the Sitar he played was hence forth called the "Ravi Shankar" Sitar.
Rabindra Shankar, the son of a barrister and a singer, the brother of a dancer and a theatre artist, always appreciated the duality of human nature.
This week for #MasterMusicians, we bring to you, the Shehnai Maestro, Ustad Bismilah Khan.
Today, in a special edition of Master Musicians, we celebrate the five women pioneers of music in India !
Our #ImplementsOfSound features a popular percussion instrument this week. The Tabla has been around for over 5 centuries !
The Mridangam is a South Indian percussive instrument, It is widely acclaimed for its strong sound rhythmic sounds and distinct tonality.
Around 40 kms from the bustling city of the sugar lords, Kolhapur, sits the small town of Miraj.
It’s surprising how man learned to make rhythm and began using the paraphernalia around him to create what we today know, as ‘music’.