New Inspiration

New Inspiration

Incredible music by Begum Parveen Sultana, the Malladi Brothers, Ustad Bahuddin Dagar and Pelva Naik, Kaviraj Singh and Shaswati Mandal Paul

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  • Kaushiki Chakraborty | Raag Puriya Kalyan

    Raag Puriya Kalyan combines elements of the late-night raga Puriya in the lower tetra chord with the joyous elements of Kalyan in the upper tetra chord. The glory of Puriya Kalyan’s manifestation lies in the judicious allotment of weightage assigned to both Puriya and Kalyan during its implementa...

  • Rakesh Chaurasia | Kirwani | Full Concert

    Chaurasia is a true exponent of the therapeutic impact of the bansuri, “The notes have to do something within your system so it affects your chakras and your mind frame,” he explains, adding that the correct timing (also known as 'Prahar' time theory) helps amplify the impact. Even if the perform...

  • Arshad Khan | Directors Cut

    Arshad Khan is an accomplished musician known for his mastery of the esraj, a traditional Indian string instrument. The esraj is a bowed instrument with sympathetic strings, creating a unique and melodious sound. Arshad Khan comes from a musical lineage, as he is the son of Ustad Allauddin Khan, ...

  • Director's Cut| Ramana Balachandran

    Fast gaining worldwide critical acclaim, the talented musician is known for his ability to deliver with phrasal clarity while delving deep into the recesses and quiet spaces between microtones or notes. Hearing him play is like attending a crash course in interpreting raga music – at times pensiv...

  • Rakesh Chaurasia | Bhimpalasi | Full Concert

    Chaurasia is a true exponent of the therapeutic impact of the bansuri, “The notes have to do something within your system so it affects your chakras and your mind frame,” he explains, adding that the correct timing (also known as 'Prahar' time theory) helps amplify the impact. Even if the perform...

  • Kaivalya Kumar Gurav | Directors Cut

    Dharwad is regarded as the Mecca of north Indian classical vocalists. The father of the Kirana gharana, Ustad Abdul Karim Khan (1872-1947), settled here and nurtured many musical luminaries and created a deep connection between north Indian and Carnatic music. Hailing from the same region, Pandit...

  • Mita Nag | Raag Miyan Ki Malhar

    Raag Miyan Ki Malhar is said to be a creation of Miyan Tansen - the composer, musician and musical luminaire from Mughal emperor Akbar’s court from 15th century India. Legend has it that the emperor once asked Miyan Tansen to sing Raag Deepak, the light-bringing raga, which caused all the lamps n...

  • Rakesh Chaurasia & Pandit Anindo Chatterjee | Raag Jog

    Raag Jog comprises one of the most enduring musical mysteries of all time in Hindustani classical music. Its meend-laden phrases and the chromatic use of the pure and flat 3rd (shuddh and komal Ga) is a heady combination that creates a trance-like state in the listener’s mind.

    Acclaimed the wor...

  • Pandit Suresh Talkwalker Ensemble

    If you have ever attended a tabla solo concert or seen a percussion ensemble perform, it is time you dropped your existing notions. Pandit Suresh Talwalkar’s unmatched presentation of the tabla and its vast capabilities as a musical instrument will cause a paradigm shift in your perception. We ar...

  • Jayanthi Kumaresh | Raga Kamavardhini

    Jayanthi Kumaresh takes her audiences on a voyage of Raag Kamavardhini in this clip extracted from her performance at the Darbar 2013 festival. Also known as Pantuvarali, Kamavardhini is a 51stmelakarta raga that deploys all notes with a flat 3rdand 7th and a raised 4th. Hindustani classical enth...

  • Shubha Mudgal | Directors Cut

    Renowned for a strong social conscience that advocates respectful treatment of women in Indian classical music, Shubha Mudgal’s performances are the result of an eclectic and magnificent repository harvested from a wide range of gurus - notably, Ramashreya Jha ‘Ramrang’, Vinaya Chandra Maudgalya,...