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JWCoCA: Flute & Guitar in a melting pot – Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt & Shashank

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 11, 2009

The two ancient and complex forms of classical music traditions from India – Hindustani and Carnatic music blended to perfection by Maestros of the Flute and Guitar Shashank (@ Wikipedia) and Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, accompanied by two percussionists.

shashank-v-mohan-bhatt-flute-and-guitar-in-a-melting-pot-21022009-1The two maestros perform various types Rhythmic and Meditative compositions from traditional Indian repertoire and the performance will feature various forms of improvisations that are unique to Indian Classical Music.

The performance will feature an extraordinary range of musical expression—from the deepest meditations to youthful fun and astonishing virtuosity. The percussionists add pizzazz to the performance with rhythmic texture that ranges from colourful, sparse punctuation to driving motives that swell to exhilarating levels during solo passages.

Creator of the Mohan Veena and the winner of the Grammy Award, Vishwa Mohan has mesmerized the world with his pristine pure, delicate yet fiery music.

[Shashank’s] youthful adventurousness combined with
his alreadyvirtuosic technique to produce improvisations
that pushed open the envelope of his music…

Los Angeles Times.

Event Info
Host: The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (Australia)
Type: Music/Arts – Concert

Time and Place
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2009
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Location: The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (Queensland Government), Brisbane City/Australia
Contact: www.jwcoca.qld.gov.au (Online Booking)

(Source: 02/11/2009 – Shashank Subramaniam | Facebook – Events)

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