The Singing Sarod Vol 2

Buddhadev Dasgupta

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Maluha Kedar
00:13:15
INR 40.00
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Raag Manjh Khamaj
00:22:37
INR 80.00
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Bandishes in Kafi, Zila and kafi Khamaj
00:06:52
INR 30.00
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Product Details

Type : Audio CD
Track Type : MP3 Format
Released : 12th August 2004
Stock : Available
Copyright : Bihaan Music
Mkt Rights : Bihaan Music
Language : Ambient

    

Buddhadev Das Gupta is the senior most exponent of one of the most authentic sarod gharanas today. He is a true genius with numerous achievements and one of the best known cultural ambassadors of our country. Born in 1933 at Bhagalpur, he started his training from the age of ten from the sarod maestro, Radhika Mohan Moitra. His training continued for a period of 38 years until the demise of his teacher - the longest and most intensive training imparted by the great maestro to a disciple. Since Radhika Mohan took his talim from Md. Ameer Khan, whose gharana's forte was the rabab-style of playing and also from Md. Dabir Khan of the Rampur Senia gharana, Buddhadev's style is based largely on that of his teacher's - emerging from a synthesis of the two gharanas. However, it is his unique musical personality that has shaped a distinctive style, completely his own. A deep understanding of the raga, a rare accuracy of the swaras, a superb balance between a gayaki and tantrakari, together with powerful bol patterns and fluent ekhara taans, of which he has been a pioneer, mark his music. The recital emphasizes considerable research work on sarod and music in general.  The Sarod maestro plays  Raag - Maluha Kedar Raag - Manjh Khamaj Bandish - Kafi, Zila, Kafi Khamaj  in this album