Saturday, 20 August 2011

Shamsuddin Faridi Desai (1938-2011) - Rudra Veena - Raga Bhupali & Raga Darbari Kanada - All India Radio - National Program 3.3.2001

As there are only very few recordings by the Ustad,
here a National Program from All India Radio, Delhi, broadcast on 3.3.2001

Shamsuddin Faridi Desai - Rudra Veena
Ramkishor Das - Pakhawaj

1. Raga Bhupali (28:32)
2. Raga Darbari Kanada (28:45)


Anonymous said...

Thank you for posting this super rare gem.
Incredible incredible player.


Andrew said...

Thanks very much for putting this up.

RIP Ustad Shamsuddin Faridi Desai.

amaan quadri said...

hi my name is amaan quadri i am ustad shamsuddin faridi desai's grand son he died on 16 aug i was in bombay when i got this news then i took a flight to delhi immediately he has been buried on 17 aug he was the only one of his kind not only a impeccable,peerless beenkar but but also a great sufi.such souls never dies

nasir said...

miyan shamsuddin faridi was not only an artist but a great sufi saint who all his life disguise mimself as an artist from very early life he was into sprituality i tell you story1985 in mathura while he was playing one black cobra snake came and set quietly started listening his music and when people noticed his presence they killed the snake immediately then he stop playing and said to people why did you kill the snake he came to listen my music then people realize that they have mad a mistake
Miyan Shamsuddin Faridi Desai is a Sufi who spends most of his time with the fakirs and dervishes at the Dargahs (mausolems, tombs) of medieval Indian Sufi
saints like Shaik Kalimula and Baba Qutubuddin Bhaktiar Kaki in DELHI INDIA He always believed in everlasting beauty

Tawfiq said...

Dear Amaan & dear Nasir,
thank you very much for the additional information. Very much appreciated.
Warmest greetings

Anonymous said...

The provided link for downloading the 2 ragas broadcast on All India Radio doesn't work any more. Unfortunately, I found this site too late. Is there any other way I can get these 2 ragas? An audio CD perhaps? I know that Darbari Kanada is available on video at, but I'd like to get the audio version. Any help would be greatly appreciated (if possible, could you please send me a short message to:

Anonymous said...

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