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Ravi Shankar - The Rough Guide To Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar - The Rough Guide To Ravi Shankar


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Unrivalled master of the sitar, Ravi Shankar inspired millions in the West
to adore Indian classical music. A true cultural giant, this Rough Guide
showcases a unique talent who spawned a musical revolution.
In the popular imagination of the big, wide world Pandit Ravi Shankar
(1920-2012) was the foremost champion and populariser of the
Hindustani musical tradition.
His rise may have been accelerated through his associations with the Beatles
and Byrds but the seeds had been planted several decades before the ‘sitary’
1960s. Compiled by Ken Hunt, Pandit Ravi Shankar’s approved biographer
and foremost exponent of Indian classical music, this Rough Guide charts Ravi Shankar’s rise to global stardom and includes some of his most memorable performances of six different ragas.
A collection of classic ragas which charts Ravi Shankar’s rise to global stardom, it includes FREE download card enabling you to download the full album as well as bonus Ravi Shankar tracks
Tracks: Tilak Shyam / Bangla Kirtan / Megh / Manj Khamaj / Mishra Bhairavi
(Vinyl Edit)