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Playlists 2012…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on January 15, 2012

Music examples (teaser) of Indian Classical Music …
Listen to and Enjoy some Raga tunes from our 2012 shows (playlists):

78th Show (01/15/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: Legacy of Sultan Khan – The Future of Sarangi
79th Show (02/19/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: Energy of the Sound – Raga Chikitsa
80th Show (03/23/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: Sikh Sangeet – Gurbani Kirtan (Major Ragas in Sikh Music) – part 1
81st Show (04/15/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: Sikh Sangeet – Gurbani Kirtan (Major Ragas in Sikh Music) – part 2
82nd Show (05/20/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: From Hawaii to South Asia – Indian Classical Guitar
83rd Show (06/17/12) – Raga CDs of the Month… summer break (repetition of February show)
84th Show (07/15/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: ANGA – The Location of a Raga
85th Show (08/19/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: “Women in Indian Classics – Wind & Stringed instruments
86th Show (09/16/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: n.n.
87th Show (10/21/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: n.n.
88th Show (11/18/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: n.n.
89th Show (16/12/12) – Raga CDs of the Month: n.n.

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).

Legacy of (Ustad) Sultan Khan – The Future of Sarangi  (15th January 2012)

part 1

  1. Sultan Khan – Track 16: Raga Rageshwari (Drut Teental) (13:08) – CD The Legend Continues (1999, Navras Records)
  2. Sultan Khan – Track 1: Raga Bageshree (34:42) – CD Sarangi: The Music of India (1990 (original: 1974), Rykodisc: World Music Series – Mickey Hart Collection)
  3. Sultan Khan (Sarangi) & Rais Khan (Sitar) – Track 1: Bilaskhani Todi (part 1: Aalap, Vilambit Gat in Teental, Drut Gat in Teental) (31:06) – CD Together – Jugalbandi – Sarangi & Sitar (2002, AudioRec Classics (ACCD 1032))

part 2…

  1. Sultan Khan & U Srinivas (Mandolin) – Track 1: Raagam Tanam Pallavi (30:31) – CD Sahavaadhan (2011, Living Music India Ltd.)
  2. Sultan Khan (vocal) – Track: Albela Sajan Aayo Re (03:11) – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (Hindi Film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali) (1999)
  3. Sultan Khan (Sarangi) – Track 3: Thumri (10:27) – CD Maestro’s Choice  –  Sultan Khan (1997/2004/2006, Living Media Ltd.)
  4. Duran Duran & Sultan Khan (Sarangi) – Track 8: Buried in the Sand (Galaxy Mix) (07:38) – Medazzaland (Album/Casette) (1997, Capitol Records)
  5. Sultan Khan (vocal) – Track 2: Tarana (4:23) – CD RaRe Elements (Remix Thievery Corporation) (2004)
  6. Sultan Khan (vocal & Sarangi) & Zakir Hussain (Tabla) – Track 7: Rajasthani Folk-Melody (9:58) – CD Sonorous Sound of Sarangi – Raag Charukeshi & Folk Tunes (2002, Chhanda Dhara)

Energy of the Sound – Raga Chikitsa (19th February 2012)

part 1…

  1. Shruti Sadolikar – Track 3: Raga Ahir Bhairav (15:25) – CD: Morning Ragas, Vol. 1 (1990/92, Living Media India Ltd./Music Today)
  2. Nisar Hussain Khan – Track 1: Rag Nat Bhairav (14:45) – CD: Nat Bhairav (2004, SaReGaMa)
  3. Bhimsen Joshi – Track 2: Raga Hindol Bahar ‘Koyaliya Bole’ (14:58) – CD: Basant Bahar, Vol. 2 (1995, Living Media India Ltd.)
  4. Shiv Kumar Sharma – Track 2: Raga Kedar (19:54) – CD: Soul Stirring Strings {Santoor Wadan} (1993/2006, Venus Records & Tapes Ltd.)

part 2…

  1. Ustad Shamim Ahmed Khan – Track 7: Raga Chandrakauns (12:09) – CD: Sitar Maestro (1998, Navras Records)
  2. C.R. Vyas – Track 2: Raga Bhimpalasi (18:44) – CD: Sangeet Sartaj, Vol. 1 & 2 (1998, Music Today)
  3. Amjad Ali Khan – Track 2: Raga Brindabani Sarang – Vilambit Gat In Teental (18:39) – CD: Raga Bilaskhani Todi & Brindabani Sarang (1994, Navras Records)
  4. Hariprasad Chaurasia – Track 2: Raga Bageshwari (10:49) – CD: Maestro Of The Indian Flute  –  Introducing The Masters (2006/2008, SaReGaMa India Ltd.)

Sikh Sangeet – Gurbani Kirtan (Major Ragas in Sikh Music)

part 1… (23rd March 2012)

  1. Dr. Gurnam Singh (Punjabi University Patiala) – Track 1: Siree Raga (GGS*, page 14-94) (8:57) – CD Gur Shabad Kirtan (62 Ragas) (2000)
  2. Bhai Avtar Singh Jee – Track 3: Netr Pragaas Keea Gurdev (Raag Gaurree Chetee, Dhamaar (14 Matra), GGS*, page 151-347) (6:02) – CD Gurbani Keertan Parampara Wirsa, Vol. 6 (2000, T-Series)
  3. Surjan Singh Ragi – Track 1: Asa Di War 1 (GGS*, page 347-489) (13:49) – CD Asa Di Var (1995, SaReGaMa)
  4. Gurmej Singh (Retired Hazoori Raagi) – Track 2: Asa Di War 2 (GGS*, page 347-489) (28:11) – CD Asa Di War, Vol. 1 (1998, Super Cassettes Industries Ltd.)
  5. Balbir Singh (Hazoori Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar) – Track 2: Tuu Beaant Ko Virla Jaane (Raag Wadhans Mahalla 5, GGS*, page 557-595) (10:32) – CD Raag Guldasta, Vol. 2 (2005)
  6. Prof. Surinder Singh – Track 4: Gopal Tera Aarta (Rag Dhanasri, GGS*, page 660-696) (6:35) – CD Anhad – Beyond Sound (2007)

part 2… (15th April 2012)

  1. Bhai Avtar Singh Jee – Track 12: Raga Todi – Prabj jeeo khasmana kar pyare Sorath (Khat taal (18 beats) – GGS*, page 711-719) (8:24) – CD Compilation of Various Forms of 31 Ragas (2001)
  2. Balbir Singh (Hazoori Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar) – Track 3: Amrit Bachan Sadh Ki Bani (Suhi Mohalla 5 – GGS*, page 744) (15:52) – Dhan So Raag Sorangreh, Vol. 4 (2000, T-Series)
  3. Avtar Singh Ragi – Track 3: Man Ram Nama Bedhiale (Raga Ramkali Bani Bhagat Namdev, GGS*, page 972, Raga Ramkali Tal Panjabi Dhamar) (9:04) – CD Gurbani Keertan Parampara Wirsa, Vol. 2 (1995, T-Series)
  4. Dr. Gurnam Singh (Punjabi University Patiala) – Track 48: Tukhaaree Raga (GGS*, page 1107-1118) (5:18) – Gur Shabad Kirtan (62 Ragas)  (2000)
  5. Avtar Singh Ragi – Track 4: Hoe Iktara Milahu Merey Bhai (Raag Basant, Chhoti Teentaal, GGS*, page 1168-1197) (15:36) – Gurbani Keertan Parampara Wirsa, Vol. 1 (2002, T-Series)
  6. Balbir Singh (Hazoori Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar) – Track 1: Gun Naad Sun Anand Baid (Raga Kalyan, GGS*, Mohalla 5, page 1319-1327) (12:16) – CD Dhan So Raag Sorangreh,  Vol. 8 (2000, T-Series)
  7. Balbir Singh (Hazoori Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar) – Track 6: Suun Sandiya Teri Dev Devakar (Raga Parbhaati Kabir Ji, GGS*, page 1327-1352) (10:11) – CD Raag Guldasta, Vol. 5 (2005)
  8. Balbir Singh (Hazoori Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar) – Track 7: Beet Jahe Beet Jahe Janam Akaaj Re (Raga Jaijaivanti Mahalla 9, GGS*, page 1352/1353) (9:55) – CD Raag Guldasta, Vol. 5 (2005)
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*) GGS = Guru Granth Sahib Ji…religious text of Sikhism. It is a voluminous text of 1430 angs, compiled and composed during the period of Sikh gurus, from 1469 to 1708 A.C. (Source: http://www.granthsahib.com )

From Hawaii to South Asia – Indian Classical Guitar (20th May 2012)

part 1…

  1. Sunil Ganguly – Track 9: Ek shaenshah ne banwake – Leader (3:10) – CD Nostalgia: Melodies To Caress Your Heart ‘n’ Soul (original movie: 1964; released in 2001 by SaReGaMa India Ltd. (Dr. Atanu Biswas))
  2. Brij Bhushan Kabra – Track 2: Raga Puriya (Alap cont., 17:25) – CD Indian Slide Guitar (1983/1984, Celluloid)
  3. Barun Kumar Pal – Track 2: Raga Desh (Alap & Gat in Ektal, 14:44) – CD Ragas On Hansa Veena (2001, Allegro Corporation)
  4. Debashish & Subhashish Bhattacharya – Track 5: Raga Mishra Kafi (Madhya Gat In Sitarkhani Tal, 7:16) – CD Hindustani Slide Guitar – Raga Saraswati/Mishra Kafi/Mishra Pahadi (2000, India Archives)
  5. Debashish & Subhashish Bhattacharya – Track 6: Raga Mishra Kafi (Drut Gat In Tintal, 7:52) – CD Hindustani Slide Guitar – Raga Saraswati/Mishra Kafi/Mishra Pahadi (2000, India Archives)

part 2…

  1. Dr. Kamala Shankar – Track 1: Shyam Kalyan (brief Aalap, 18:42) – CD Kamala Shankar – Music Melody on the Guitar –  Hindustani Songs (2006, SaReGaMa)
  2. Jaywant Rao Naidu – Track 2: Raga Jog (22:47) – CD Relax Your Mind (2001, producer: Swaranjali)
  3. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt – Track 2: Raga Poorvi (25:37) – CD Sounds Of The Strings (1997, Living Music India ltd.)
  4. Van Shipley* – Track 4: Roz Roz Rozi (2:13) – originally for movie: Khilona (1970), Director: Chander Vohra, Music Director: Laxmikant, Pyrarelal
  5. Prakash Sontakke – Track: A Conversation In Kalyani (4:48)
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*) Van Shipley – The Man with Golden Guitar (original recording: 1962; released in 1970: Catalog number TAEC. 1648 on Odeon / EMI for The Gramophone Co. of India)

Anga – The Location of a Raga (15th July 2012)

part 1…

  1. Kala Ramnath – Track 4: Raga Bhatiyar (Madhyalay teentaal) (15:14) – CD Kala (2005, SWM – Senseworldmusic)
  2. Ustad Rashid Khan – Track 3: Raga Deshkar  –  Khyal In Drut Teental (21:55) – CD The Song Of Shiva (2000, Navras Records)
  3. Ali Akbar Khan – Track:  1: Raga Gurjari Todi (21:25) – CD Morning & Evening Ragas (1966, CS1766 (Vinyl) – Connoisseur Society)
  4. Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki – Track 2: Raga Bhimpalasi (22:15) – CD Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki (2001, Neelam Audio & Video)

part 2…

  1. Shri Jayateerth Mevundi – Track 1: Raga Poorvi (30:36) – CD Rich Heritage – Sandhya (2007, Legendary Legacy Promotions Pvt. Ltd.)
  2. Ustad Bismillah Khan – Track 6: Raga Shyam Kalyan – Jhap Taal (9:54)  – CD T-Series – Immortal Series – Shehnai Samrat: Ustad Bismillah Khan  (2000, Super Cassetes Industries Ltd.)
  3. Shruti Sadolikar – Track 1: Raga Maru Bihag (Vocal) (14:50) – CD Night Ragas, Vol 3 (1990/1992, Living Media India Ltd.)
  4. Pandit Nayan Gosh – Track 5: Raga Tilak Kamod  –  Short Alap (04:07) – Shree: Live at the Ali Akbar College of Music (1999 recorded in San Rafael, California, released: 2001, Raga Records)
  5. Pandit Nayan Gosh – Track 6: Raga Tilak Kamod  –  Gat In Tintal (beginning) (16:27) – Shree: Live at the Ali Akbar College of Music (1999 recorded in San Rafael, California, released: 2001, Raga Records)

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

1. MISHRA KALENGRA:
JINAN PRAKASH GHOSH (Harmonium) & V.G. JOG (Violin)
2. THUMRI in RAGA KHAMAJ in ADDHA TEEN TAAL
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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