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Hindustani Classical Music

The Hindustani Classical Music is popular in North India and is influenced heavily from Persian music and other genres of music. Its main elements are as follows: Swar Swar means a note in the octave. The seven basic notes of the scale (swaras), in Indian music are named shadja, rishabh, gandhar, madhyam, pancham, dhaivat and ..

Birth Centenary Celebrations of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi begins

The year-long Birth Centenary celebrations of legendary classical singer Pandit Bhimsen Joshi will begin on February 04, 2020. More in news The Rithwik Foundation for performing arts also organised a two-day event in Mumbai to commemorate the timeless legacy of the great musical maestro. The event to celebrate the Birth Centenary is named as “SwarBhaskar ..

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Famous classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri passed away

Famous classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri passed away on 17th December 2018 at the age of 75, after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his wife and son. Pandit Bhaduri had been suffering for quite some time from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other ailments. About Pandit Arun Bhaduri: Pandit Arun Bhaduri was born on 7th ..

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Hindustani classical music exponent Pandit Narayanrao Bodas passes away

Eminent exponent of Gwalior gharana of Hindustani classical music, Pandit Narayanrao Bodas, passed away in Pune, Maharashtra after a brief illness. He was 84. He was revered for his deep voice and expressive face among actor vocalists. Pandit Narayanrao Bodas He was born into family connected with gayaki of Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar. He learned ..

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Dhrupad maestro Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar passes away

Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar, one of the foremost exponents and custodian of the venerable Dhrupad tradition of Hindustani classical music passed away in a Pune. He was 78. About Sayeeduddin Dagar Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar was born on April 29, 1939 in Alwar, Rajasthan. He was member of the illustrious Dagar family of musicians and was ..

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