Indian Music Masters of Our Times-I
This is a collection of the 22 biographies of Indian musicians (Vocalists, Instrumentalist and Playback singers), who are awarded with highest civilion honours of India: Bhart Ratna and Padma Vibhushana. The featured musicians are: M. S. Subbulakshmi, Ravi Shankar, Lata Mangeshkar, Bismillah Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Allauddin Khan, Ali Akbar Khan, Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Kumar Gandharva, Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna, Mallikarjun Bheemarayappa Mansur, Damal Krishnaswamy Pattammal, Hari Prasad Chaurasia,Pandit Jasraj, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Amjad Ali Khan, Zubin Mehta, Gangubai Hangal,Kishan Maharaj,Kishori Amonkar, Ram Narayan and Asha Bhosle. India's classical music tradition, including Carnatic and Hindustani music, has a history spanning millennia and, developed over several eras, it remains fundamental to the lives of Indians today as sources of spiritual inspiration, cultural expression and pure entertainment.
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- 13 Sep 2010
- Morrisville, NC, United States