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50 Maestros 50 Performances: The Best of Indian Classical Music

Authors:
Amaan, Ali Khan
Ayaan, Ali Khan

ISBN:
978 81 7223 918 3
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
216
List price(s):
13.99 GBP

Publication date:
1 December 2009

Short description: 

A tribute to the masters of Indian classical music, both instrumental and vocal. It take us through the authors' encounters with fifty musicians from the twentieth century, exploring the world of both Hindustani and Carnatic music. It features personal anecdotes and musical appraisals, and also takes you through the best of Indian classical music.

Full description: 

Young sarod players Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan have grown up surrounded by music and musicians. In this tribute to the masters of Indian classical music, both instrumental and vocal, they take us through their encounters with fifty musicians from the twentieth century, exploring the world of both Hindustani and Carnatic music. Filled with personal anecdotes and musical appraisals, and accompanied by a CD selection of some of the finest recorded performances, this book takes you through the best of Indian classical music. Interspersed with some rare photographs from the authors' personal collection as well as descriptions and details of every recording they have discussed, this book is a keepsake for the connoisseur and a comprehensive introduction to the beginner.

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