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Previous newsletters

Newsletter May / June 2014

Tumbi (Single String Instrument from Punjab) - Wooden Kartals (Castanets from Rajasthan) - Sitar Holder SitarFlex (Playing Aid & Storage Device) - Hariprasad Chaurasia (Honorary Award of German Record Critics) - Kirtan (5 - Karatalas: The Ancient Bells) - Sitar Fusion from Germanistan (4/6 - Prem Joshua) - Workshops (June to August) - Concerts (June & July)

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Newsletter March / April 2014

Miraj Tanpura Ahmadsaheb (Perfect Harmony) – Paloma 23 B Coupler (The Kirtan Harmonium) – Sarodiyo Bin (DVD on Rare Instruments) – USA (Farewells and New Flowers) – Raghunath Seth (Creative Spirit in New Worlds) – Sitar Fusion from Germanistan (3/6 - Al Gromer Khan) – Workshops (April to June) – Concerts (April and May)

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Newsletter January / February 2014

India Instruments (Thank You for 20 Years) – Price Reduction (Bags & Cases) – Farewell to Great Masters (Lakshmi Shankar & Purushottam Walawalkar) –Kirtan (4 - Khol: From Calcutta to New York) – Sitar Fusion from Germanistan (2/6 - Tri Atma , Orexis & the 70s) – Workshops (February to April) – Concerts (February and March)

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Newsletter November / December 2013

Relaunch (New English Website)  –  Jubilee (20 Years India Instruments)  –  Remember Shakti (Passion and Love)  –  Sitar-Fusion from Germanistan (1/6 - Pulsar Trio)  –  Kirtan (3 - Dave Stringer & Karnamrita in Berlin)  –  Festival in Belgium (Europalia India)  –  Workshops (December to February)  –  Concerts (December to January)

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Newsletter September / Oktober 2013

Shrutibox (Paloma Large)  –  Indian Dance (Beyond Exoticism)  –  Kirtan (2 - Krishna Das, Yoga's Rockstar)  –  The Young Maestros (8/8 - Purbayan Chatterjee)  –  Workshops (October to December)  –  Concert Calendar (October to November)

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Newsletter July / August 2013

Kirtan Accompaniment on Harmonium (Introductory DVD) – Harmonium Learning Online (Bhakti Breakfast Club) – CDs - Sellout – Hariprasad Chaurasia (The Sweetest Side of Indian Music) – Cultural Exchange in Transition (Sasha Waltz & Kiran Nagarkar) – Kirtan (1 - A New Revolution) – The Young Maestros (8/9 - Debanjan Bhattacharjee) – Workshops (August to October) – Concerts (August to September)

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Newsletter May / June 2013

Vocal Devotional (Krishna Das Songbook) - Raga Studies with CDs (Gyan Educational Series) - The Young Maestros (7/8 - Satyajit Talwalkar) - The Beauty with the Sitar (Anoushka Shankar) - New in Our Team (2/2 - Jens Petersen) - Restricted Service (July) - Indian Classical Music (7/7 - Tradition & Renewal) - Workshops (June to September) - Concerts (June to July)

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Newsletter March / April 2013

Learn to Play Harmonium (Media Set by Daniel Tucker) - Visionary of Indian Music (2/2 - Ravi Shankar) - The Young Maestros (6/8 - Murad Ali) - New in Our Team (1/2 - Atul Krishna) - Indian Music for the Netherlands (John Eijlers) - Sharing Diversity (Tollygunge Mehfil) - Workshop Calendar (April / July) - Concert Calendar (April / May)

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Newsletter January / February 2013

Visionary of Indian Music (1/2 - Ravi Shankar) - Harmonium Paloma Companion (Harmoniums for Beginners & Professionals) - Monoj Kumar Sardar - Review 2012 (India Instruments) - The Young Maestros (5/8) - Closing Down (Tropentheater Amsterdam) - 75th Birthday (Shivkumar Sharma) -  Workshops (Sitar, Harmonium and Vocal) - Indian Music Online (Live every Wednesday) - Concert Calendar (February / March)

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Newsletter November / December 2012

Price Reduction (Harmonium Paloma Companion) - Christmas Special (Indigo Masala & Ragas) -  Concert Life in Calcutta (5/5) - Fusion at the Roxy - The Young Maestros (5/8 - Omkar Dadarkar) - Khyal Pioneer in Europe (Mohammad Sayeed Khan) - My India Live (Video Blog) - Concert Calendar (December / January) - Indian Classical Music (6/7 - Instruments: Magic of Sound)

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