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tue 18 feb 2020 23:00 

Traditional music from India, with Asad Ali Khan & Ravi Shankar.



An old and traditional raga that has its origins in the eastern part of India. PURVI is a raga for the time of sunset.
– Asad Ali Khan on rundra veena,
– Mohan Shyam Sharma on pakhavaj,
– Zaki Haiper on tampoera.

Cd. Ragas Purvi & JoyigaAsad Ali Khan.
Label: Nimbus Records (2001), code: NI5633.
Tracks 1, 2 & 3  |  45’28.


The Indian songs in Sanskrit played by Ravi Shankar put a number of Sanskrit mantra’s and couplets back to music and composed four of their own songs in a matching style. The result is an album full of hypnotic religious songs, calming and inspiring at the same time.
The CD is produced by George Harrison.
Cd. Chants of India. Label: Angel (1997), code: 8559482. Tracks 1, 2, 3 & 5  |  14’02  |  VIDEO

Production: Cobie Ivens
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