sun 4 sep 2016 00:00
Genres: Far Eastern | Middle Eastern
Traditional classical music from India.
1. This time, an instrumental Orient Express with two pieces from North India. The bansuri player Hariprassad Chaurasia plays RAAG PURIYA KALYAN. A raga for the early evening. It is a combination of two ragas: in the lower register the PURIYA is used and in the upper register the KALYAN is used. Chausaria is accompanied by Zakir Hussain on tabla.
Cd. Adès, code: 109612. 32’01.
2. Also from the Hindustani (or North Indian) tradition is the RAAG MISRA PAHADI. This will be performed by: Tarun Bhattaacharya on santur and an unknown player on tabla.
Cd. Arc, code: EUDC2306. 26’25.
By courtesy of the Centrale Discotheek Rotterdam (Central Record Library Rotterdam).