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A – Raga CDs of the Months (12/14): Evening & Night Ragas – Violin (part 1 of 2)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 13, 2014

The Indian self understanding of >late evening< following a long working day is “be funny” and “joyfulness”. The raga group of kafi, bageshri and sindura ragas represent this mood. The evening ragas like yaman, shree, marwa and purvi can wake the emotions of prosperity and active live.

dates of broadcasting …

14th December 2014 – 05:00 pm EST (11:00 pm CET) @ Radio FRO (A)
(premiere: 23rd October 2006 @ Tide 96.0 FM)
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Evening and night ragas – part 1 with some listening examples of the Indian violine … also see part 2 (broadcasted on 28th December 2014 @ Radio FRO). – First time the violine was introduced in India at it’s times of the British colonialisms at the end of the 18th early 19th century. This western instrument was picked up in the southern part of India enthusiastically and soon became an integrative part of the Carnatic (South Indian) music.

The violin has the ability to reproduce every shadow nad nuance of the vocal music, however only some few representatives exist in the Northern part (Hindustani Music) less than in the Southern part of India. Especially the women established themselves as violin players like Kala Ramnath, Anupria or Sunita, daughter of the female violinist Minto Khaund or Sangeeta Shankar, Kala’s cousine and Gingger the niece of L. Shankar (violinist) and daughter of L. Subramaniam (violinist), all representatives of the younger music generation…

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