Pelva Naik | Raag Jog
Filmed on location • 21m
Young dhrupad singer Pelva Naik sings a candlelit solo rendition of Raag Jog, replete with slow slides, meditative microtones, and patient melodic elaboration. At age 17 she found an instant bond with dhrupad when Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar gave a workshop at her school
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