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We like to remember the 87th anniversary of Hindustani musician Inayat Khan ((07/05/1882 – 05/02/1927)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 5, 2014


Hazrat Inayat Khan with Veena (Source:

Hazrat Inayat Khan with Veena (Source:

Inayat Khan (Urdu: عنایت خان ‎) (July 5, 1882 – February 5, 1927) was the founder of The Sufi Order in the West in 1914 (London) and teacher of Universal Sufism. He initially came to the West as a Northern Indian classical musician, having received the honorific “Tansen” from the Nizam of Hyderabad, but he soon turned to the introduction and transmission of Sufi thought and practice. Later, in 1923, the Sufi Order of the London period was dissolved into a new organization, formed under Swiss law, called the “International Sufi Movement“. His message of divine unity (Tawhid) focused on the themes of love, harmony and beauty. He taught that blind adherence to any book rendered religion void of spirit. Branches of Inayat Khan’s movement can be found in the Netherlands, France, England, Germany, the United States, Canada, Russia and Australia.


(Source: 02/2014 –



Hazrat Inayat Khan (short biography)…


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INDIAN CLASSICAL…. Thanks to >5,555 members (FB group)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on November 21, 2013

On 20th November we reached the number of 5,505 FB group members
(Rec.: on 28th Oct. 2013 our community counted 5,000).
Many thanks to all our members and friends around the globe sharing classical music from India.


today on 21st Nov: special FB event page

! Lets fill plus 55 more friends to reach the symbolically number 5,555 lovers of Indian Classical music !

On 21st November the FB group will focus on music of 5 TONE RAGAS (Pentatonic Raga Scales) to celebrate symbolicly the total number 5,555 we like to reach today, e.g. Raga Chandrakauns, Bhupali, Malkauns, Durga, Abhogi Kanada etc. … Enjoy listening to good music !

Five tone Raga Chandrakauns by Sitar legend Nikhil Banerjee…


Posted in Carnatic (ICM), Hindustani (ICM), IMC OnAir - News, Medias, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment »

Hindustani (North Indian Classical Music)…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 21, 2012

Hindustani Classical Music is an Indian classical music tradition that took shape in Northern India in 13th and 14th centuries AD from existing religious, folk, and theatrical performance practices. The origins of Hindustani classical music, the classical music of India, can be found from the oldest of scriptures, part of the Hindu tradition, the Vedas. Samaveda, one of the four Vedas, describes music at length. The Indian classical music has its origin as a meditation tool to attain self realization. [read full text…]

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IMC – India meets Classic presents … the single all years radio programme for Indian (Music) Culture …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 21, 2012

IMC – India meets Classic + Indian E-music:

Welcome to the Blog site of IMC OnAir – IMCRadio.Net, a broadcasting show on radio (cable/antenne + internet/mobile radio + podcast) as the single all years programme for Indian (Music) Culture in the whole German language area – with both German and international formats in English language.

During the phase of development and onging maintenance of this new blog, don’t hesitate to follow our webpages in traditional form:

IMC ONAir, two language website (English / German) …
– standard format “Raga CDs of the Months” (DE)
– special feature “From India to Europe … Festivalreport” (DE)
– special feature “StudioTalk” (DE/ENG)

promotion initiative IMC – India meets Classic (German site) …

TablaGroup Hamburg (German download site)

IMC Archive … Music Maestros from India of Hindustani and Carnatic Music

Posted in Carnatic (ICM), FestivalReport, Hindustani (ICM), Indian Classical Music, Raga CDs of the months, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Gwalior Gharana: Dr. Pandit Puttaraj Gawai (96) passes away…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on September 18, 2010

Pandit Puttaraj Gawai: the legend lives on
Hubli | Saturday, Sep 18 2010 IST

Pandit Puttaraj Gawai was a living legend, an encyclopedia on the move and a multi-faceted artiste. Very few had made such an achievement.

A religious head nurturing the blind to make them self-sufficient instead of losing heart for lack sight.

He was Puttaraj Gawai of Veereshwar Punyashram of Gadag in north Karnataka region.

The seer of Gadag Punyasharam, Dr Pandidt Puttaraj Gawai, who passed away in Gadag yesterday after brief illness was a legendary musician who served the cause of the blind for over six decadess.

The nonagenarian, who was born blind, had learnt seven languages and mastered playing a number of musical instruments, including violin, harmonium and tabla. He was also a renowned vocalist.

He was beacon light to all those who were crippled due to lack of vision as he himself was blind since his childhood.

— (UNI) —

(Source: 09/2010 –


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Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on December 22, 2008


Posted in Carnatic (ICM), Culture (news), DE (German), Economics (news), Education (news), ENG (English), FestivalReport, Hindustani (ICM), IMC OnAir - News, Indian Classical Music, Live around the globe, Music Paedagogic Work, News from India, Politics (news), Raga CDs of the months, Religion (news), StudioTalks, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment »

Veena maestro Salil Bhatt releases album…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on July 19, 2007

NEWS by Avirbhav Verma

Chandigarh, July 18: Salil V Bhatt, son of Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, was in city to formally release his music album ‘Slide to Freedom’. He gave a recital of Satvik Veena in a special programme organised by the Pracheen Kala Kendra this evening.

Slide to Freedom (CD Cover) Slide to Freedom - Doug Cox & Salil Bhatt

Salil’s baaz (style) assimilates the gayaki (vocal) and tantrakari (instrumental) representation. He specialises in playing high-speed taans on the Mohan Veena.

Read full news here…

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