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Below is an overview of newsletter topics since 2010. Please click on the respective headline or on Read more to learn more.....

Previous newsletters

Newsletter September / October 2012

New Harmonium (DMS Kirtan 32 D) - Concert Life in Calcutta (4/5 - KMDA Garfa Music Festival) - The Young Masters (4/8) - Concert Calendar (October / November) - Workshops (Instrumental, Vocal & Nada-Yoga) - Indian Classical Music (5/7 - Performers: Masters of Raga)

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Newsletter July / August 2012

New Shrutiboxes (Medium & Triple) - Tanpura Cases (Price Reduction) - Navras Records (20th Anniversary) - New CDs (Nikhil Banerjee, Gangubai Hangal and Others) - Mehdi Hassan (King of Ghazal) - Concert Life in Calcutta (3/5 - Sangeet Research Academy) - The Young Masters (3/8 - Manjusha Kulkarni Patil) - Concert Calendar (August / September) - Indian Classical Music (4/7 - Dhrupad, Khyal, Thumri and Instrumental Style)

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Newsletter May / June 2012

Hindustani Gata-s Compilation (Book with Instrumental Compositions) - Raga CD by Yogendra (New Edition) - The Young Masters (2/8 - Kaushiki Desikan, Vocalist) - Concert Life in Calcutta (2/5 - Bhawanipur Sangeet Sammilani) - Reduced Service (June / July) - Concert Calendar - Indian Classical Music (3/7 - North and South)

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Newsletter March / April 2012

Reduced Prices for Electronic Instruments - Increased Prices for Paloma Harmoniums - Farewell to Two Sitar Virtuosos - The Young Maestros (1/8 - New Generation) - Concert Life in Calcutta (1/5 - Mehfil) - Concert Calendar - Indian Classical Music (2/7 - Raga & Tala)

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Newsletter January / February 2012

Harmonium Paloma Companion - New Bags for Sitars & Bansuris - New RiyazStudio Software (Updates) - Special Offers (Tabla Machines, Cases, Sitars, etc.) - India Instruments (Review 2011) - The voice of the sarangi (Obituary Sultan Khan) - Sound Trance (Man-Music-Awareness) - Concert Calendar (February / March) - Indian Classical Music (1 - Colouring the Mind)

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Newsletter November / Decemder 2011

Textbook with CDs (Improvisation with Hariprasad Chaurasia) – tha-ki-ta-tha (Tabla Documentary) - Christmas (Special Offers) - Jagjit Singh (King of Ghazal-Pop - Obituary) - Distributors (3 - Merlyn) - Mail from Delhi (2 - Qawwali Culture Shock) - Concerts

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Newsletter September 2011

Ravi Shankar Documentary "Raga" on DVD – Rabindranath Tagore Prize for Günther Paust - Qualification: Kathak, Ali Akbar College & Online Course - Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar (A Legacy) - Shamsuddin Faridi Desai (Troubadour of Allah) - Further Short Obituaries - New Format for Newsletters - Concert Dates

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Newsletter August 2011

Ustad Asad Ali Khan (A Life for the Rudra Veena) – The Harmonium in North Indian Music (Review) – Mail From Delhi (1 - Flirting With Bureaucracy) - Concert Calendar (New Editor Needed) – Distributors (2 - Steinklang) - New Audio Samples (Kanjira & eTanpuras) - Internal (Yogendra is Back)

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Newsletter June 2011

New Indigo Masala CD (Legends of Panipur) – Indian Music & Culture Festivals (Review and Prospect) – Rabindranath Tagore (Ambassador and Creative Genius) – Music Therapy with Ragas (3 - Yaman, Fire of Longing) – Distribution Partners (1 - Yoga Vidya) - Easy Scale (Scale App) - Reduced Service (7.7. to 26.7.)

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Newsletter March 2011

Yaman-Kalyan by Nikhil Banerjee  - Khyal, Qawwali and Fusion from Navras – Colouring the Mind (Raga CD by Yogendra) – Intensive Workshops and E-Learning – Music Therapy with Ragas (2- Malkauns)

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