Mohan Veena

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Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Grammy-winning master of the Indian slide guitar, also gives a fairly accurate introduction to the tuning and technique mohan veena, developed by himself in collaboration with Clacutta-based guitar maker Concord. In addition he performs the popular Indian ragas yaman, tilak kamod and kirwani and a Rajasthani folk tune. His tabla accompanist Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari made himself a name by playing with sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan.

EU: 29 €
Khan, Ali Akbar / Ruckert, George

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Probably the best and most complete practical introduction to classical North Indian music to date. Well-structured, easily accessible text on all relevant issues, glossary, 180 pages of useful exercises and inspiring vocal and instrumental compositions in 10 important ragas in the 10 basic scales (thatas) in Indian sargam notation.

EU: 35 €
Bor, Joep (editor)

196 pages + 4 CDs with performances of Hariprasad Chaurasia - flute, Buddhadev Dasgupta - sarod, Shruti Sadolikar - female vocal, Vidyadhar Vyas - male vocal (total playing time: 5 hours 15 minutes). The Raga Guide is a great introduction to Hindustani ragas, the melodic basis classical North Indian music - and also THE modern reference work for listeners and connoisseurs, students and scholars.

EU: 44.90 €