Happy New Year everyone… We start off this year by looking at the beautiful raag Jaijaiwanti…
Just created a page to discuss these rarely ragas on the sarod these days: Rare Ragas: Chhaya, Chhyanat and Nat
I’ve created a page for the exquisite and lesser heard morning raga: Bilaskhani Todi, including the legend behind it’s creation: Morning Serenity: Raga Bilaskhani Todi
Added a page for the calm and serene morning raga Jaunpuri… Raga Jaunpuri- A morning prayer
It was Guru Purnima – the auspicious date when students pay respects to their teachers. I gratefully acknowledge my teachers Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez and Pandit Sugato Nag for their guidance in my musical journey.
Can be found here… http://sarod.com.au/some-selected-ragas-on-the-sarod/a-rare-find-raga-gaoti-gawatigavati-gavti/ Off overseas for some time…
In the coming weeks, I’ll put together the material for this delightful, energetic and beautiful raga… from the Khamaj family… often usually heard on the sitar.
Following a concert performance, I’ve created a page on the wonderful melody Pilu http://sarod.com.au/some-selected-ragas-on-the-sarod/raga-pilu-the-music-of-love/
In November, I’ll start on the Kalyan group of ragas: – Shyam Kalyan -Gorakh Kalyan – Nand Kalyan (Anandi, or Nand) – Yaman Kalyan – Shuddha Kalyan and a somewhat different flavour: -Puriya Kalyan
I’ve started on the (infinite) journey of Raga Kafi… See the raga page here… which I’ll keep adding over time. I start off with the lighter side (Mishra Kafi) with samples drawn from movies, semi classical music and classical music… The article contains the following video…