Orient Express

fri 22 mar 2019 19:00 
Composer: Ravi Shankar

With music from India by Ravi Shankar.

Ravi Shankar.

“A raga,” Ravi Shankar explained to his illustrious fans in the west, “is a scientific, precise, subtle and aesthetic melodic form with its own peculiar ascending and descending movement consisting of either a full seven-note octave, or a series of six or five notes in a rising or falling structure called the Arohana and Avarohana. It is the subtle difference in the order of notes, an omission of a dissonant note, an emphasis on a particular note, the slide from one note to the other … that demarcate one raga from the other.”
Cd. The Very Best of Ravi Shankar (2010). Label: EMI Classic, code: 6294552. VIDEO

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