Friday, 17 October 2014

Nikhil Banerjee - In Concerts - Set of 2 LPs published in India in 1988


Vol. 1
At the Ali Akbar College of Music, San Rafael, Claifornia, USA on 12.10.1985
Tabla: Swapan Chowdhury



 Vol. 2
At Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan, India on 3.2.1982
Tabla: Anindo Chatterjee






Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Özbekiston Ajoyib San'at Ustalari - Ciqarish 32 - Masters of the art of Uzbekistan - Part 32 - LP published in Uzbekistan


Re-edition - published probably in the 1980s or early 1990s - of some beautiful recordings from 1966 and 1967 by Makom singers F. Baratova, accompanied by a tradional ensemble, and N. Boltayev, accompanying himself on Tor (Tar - a long necked lute) plus A. Ismailov on Doira (a frame drum).





Saturday, 6 September 2014

Rais Khan - Sitar - Milestones - Cassette published in India in 1985 containing the recordings from his very first LP from 1968


This cassette is a re-release of recordings which were originally published on LP as "Khansahib Rais Khan" (ECLP 2359) in 1968. This was his very first LP.
Tabla: Bashir Ahmed Khan

Side 1:
Raga Jhinjhoti

Side 2:
Raga Mian Ki Todi
Lok Priya - Dhun Dadra

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Annapurna Devi & Ravi Shankar - Some rare Surbahar recordings from the 1950s




CD 1:
Annapurna Devi:
1. Raga Kaunsi Kanada
2. Raga Manjh Khamaj


CD 2:
Annapurna Devi & Ravi Shankar:

"She has not recorded any music albums. But some of her performances (notably, 1. Raga Kaushi Kanara and Raga Majh Khamaj, Surbahar recital; and 2. Raga Yaman duet Surbahar recital with Ravi Shankar) that have been secretly taped from her earlier (1950s) concerts, are non-commercially available among a percentage of music lovers in India."

For more information see:

Many thanks to KF who made a nice double CD out of these recordings.