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… radio shows for Indian (Music) Culture

Playlists 2011/2012…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 22, 2011

Music examples (teaser) of Indian Music …
Listen to and enjoy some tunes from our playlists:

12/22/2011 – ThoughtExperiment No. 00: The Concept of Culture

New ThoughtExperiment No. 01 is coming soon: 26th January 2012

Worldwide as Internet-Radio … Broadcastings for Indian music culture:

in Germany: each 3rd Monday @ 11:00 p.m. CET (Tide Radio)
+ each 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday @ 09:00 p.m. CET (radio
+ every 4th Sunday @ 03:00-05:00 p.m. CET (radio
in Switzerland:
each 2nd and 4th Monday @ 10:00 p.m. CET (RaSA Radio)
in Austria:
each 2nd and 4th Sunday @ 11:00 p.m. CET (Radio FRO)

download annual broadcasting calendar (as PDF) from here
*) EST = CET – 6 hrs, Indian Time = CET + 4.5 hrs (winter time)


example of a raga form: Raga Jhinjoti – the beauty of this melodious raga lies in its simplicity. It utilizes all the notes and use “komal Ni*.This is a supportive raga of the Thaat Khamaj*. Elaboration of this raga is normally restricted to the lower and middle octave. The play time is the second quarter of the night.

Aroha (= ascending scala): SaReGaMa Pa Dha Ni Sa;
Avaroha (= descending scala): SaNiDhaPa MaGaReSa

*) … Thaat consists of the seven notes (SA, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni) and is designated by the change of shuddha (naturally played), komal (softly played) and teevra (hard played).

The Concept of Culture…

  1. Vilayat Khan, Bismillah Khan – Track 2: Chaiti Dhun (13:00) – LP (Vinyl) Duets From India (1967, Capitol Records (ST 10483))
  2. Rajeswari Dutt – Track: Sakhi Aandhaarey Akelaa Gharey (3:30) – LP Songs of Rabindranath Tagore  (1977, Hindusthan Record)
  3. Sukhwinder Singh – Track 1 (Vol. 1): Dhan Te Nan Aaja Aaja (From Kaminey) (4:46) – (Double) CD Saavn Presents: Bollywood Hits 2009 (2009, Saavn)
  4. Kadri Gopalnath – Track 1: Naanenu Maadidheno (6:26) – CD Saxophone (1997/2006, Geethanjali)
  5. Mambalam Sisters (R. Vijayalakshmi & R. Chithra) – Track 3: Sarasiruhaasana Priye (6:47) – CD Sarasvati – The Goddess Of Knowledge And Wisdom (2008, Charsur Digital Workstation)
  6. Vijay Prakash (composer: Sharangg Pandit) – Track 4: Samaveda (14:39) – CD Essence Of The Vedas (Sanskrit Devotional Compilation) (2004, Times Music)
  7. Abida Parveen – Track 1: Meda Raanjhan Raawal Mange (9:33) – CD Abida Hazrat Shah Hussain (2002, Times Music)
  8. Pandit Jasraj – Track 3: Raag Bihag (14:38) – CD A Spiritual Journey (2005, Times Music)

Jingle: WEST meets EAST – indian ragas on western instruments
(CDNF 150562 ADD Made in India . PKD. 12/2004)

JINAN PRAKASH GHOSH (Harmonium) & V.G. JOG (Violin)
3. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Slide Guitar)
4. RAGA KALAVATI: Shankar Jaikishan
5. RAGA MADHUVANTI: Charanjeet SINGH (Synthethizer)

P & C 2004 Owner, Manufacturer: SAREGAMA INDIA Ltd., 33, Jessore Road, Kolkata – 700 028. India (Original sound recording: The Gramophone Company of India Ltd.)

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