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Previous newsletters

Newsletter September / October 2017

Special Offers (Snips for Beginners, Pros & Treasure Hunters)  - Harmonium Purchase Guide (1/6 - Mobility) - Craft & Art in Bhakti Music (1 - Freedom of Expression) - The Art of Practice (4/4 - Joy) - How to Make (Indian) Music? (9 – Raga Worship) - Workshops (October to December) - Concerts (October to December)

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Newsletter July / August 2017

New Service (New Service) - Dhruba Ghosh (Master of the Sarangi, Compose and Innovator) -  Ravi Shankar (Posthumous  Opera Premiere) - The Art of Practice (3/4 – Intelligence) - How to Make (Indian) Music? (8 –  Some Other Vision of Reality) - Workshops (August to October) - Concerts (August to October)

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Newsletter May / June 2017

Tirupati (Kirtan Harmoniums for Travels) - Kishori Amonkar (The Last Diva) - Subroto Roy Chowdhury (Master of Alap) - The Art of Practice (2/4 - Regularity) - How to Make (Indian) Music? (7 - Total Presence) - Workshops (June to September) -  Concerts (June to August)

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Newsletter March / April 2017

New CD by Indigo Masala (Ocean) - Ramesh Mishra (Benares-Sarangi) - The Art of Practice (1/4 Duration) - How To Make (Indian) Music? (6 - Listening) - Workshops (April to June) -  Concerts (April to June)

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Newsletter January / February 2017

Review 2016 (Anxiety & Bliss) - Special Offers (Bargains & Treasures) -  Textbook for Dilruba, Esraj & Tau (Practical & Sound) - Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan (Visionary & Rebel) - The Mumbai Project (Complex & Multi-faceted) - How to Make (Indian) Music? (5 – Discipline & Determination) - Workshops (February to April) -  Concerts (February to April)

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Newsletter November / December 2016

Christmas Sale (CDs & DVDs with 50% Discount) - Shipping Cost (Massive Price Reduction in Europe) - Veena Sahasrabuddhe (Authentic Voice of Gwalior) - Fresh Breeze in Ancient Tradition (3/4 - Dhrupad Cello) - Let's Get Loud (Sound Pickup for Indian String Instruments - 2/2) - How to Make (Indian) Music? (4 - Shelter in Pure Being) - Workshops (December to February) - Concerts (December to January)

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Newsletter September / October 2016

New Harmonium Brand (Tirupati) - Fresh Breeze in Ancient Tradition (2/4 - The Perfect Rudra-Veena) -  Let's Get Loud (1/2 - Sound Pickup for Indian String Instruments) - German Record Critics' Award (Assi Ghat by Trio Benares) - How to Make (Indian) Music? (3 - The Removal of Gravity) - Workshops (October to December) -  Concerts (October / November)

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Newsletter July / August 2016

Holiday Time (Restricted Service in July & August)  - Yogis In Love (Music by Govinda Schlegel)  - Frish Breeze in Ancient Tradition (1/4 - Silver Flute & Saxophone)  - Musical Wonders of India (Instrument Exhibition Online)  - How to Make (Indian) Music? (2 - Life is Analogue)  - Workshops (July to October)  - Concerts (July to September)

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Newsletter May / June 2016

New Special Offers (Unique Opportunities)  - Distinction (Songlines Award for Debashish Bhattacharya)  - The Esraj Handbook (An Evolving Knowledge Base)  - Qawwali in Delhi (700 Years of Music Tradition)  - Yoga of Sound (3/4 - Kirtan & Mandra Sadhana with Harmonium & Tanpura)  - Kirtan (10 - Flower Power & Punk: George Harrison & Nina Hagen)  - How to Make (Indian) Music? (1 - The Spirit of the Raga)  -  Workshops (June to August)  - Concerts - (June & July)

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Newsletter March / April 2016

P. & Brothers Maestro (Top Harmonium with Triple Reeds)  - Tunable Kanjira & Wooden Ghatam (Innovative Percussion)  - Tabla Hook (Helpful Tool for Strap Adjustment)  - Sitar-Fusion (CDs by Klaus Falschlunger, Prem Joshua & Pulsar Trio)  - Kirtan (9 - Kirtan Rock Stars Kula Shaker)  -- Yoga of Sound (2/4 - Nada Trataka with Tanpura)  - Workshops (April to June)  - Concerts (April / May)

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