This program focused on Bansuri music of Northern India.
Vocal music from the Dagar gharana. The Dagar brothers N. Zahiruddin and N. Faiyazuddin, as well as their son and nephew, Wasifuddin Dagar.
Hindustani vocalist Gangubai Hangal (1913-2009), exponent of the khyal from the kirana gharana.
Sampling from a style of ancient Indian temple music - Dhrupad - on vocal and veena.
This week we feature the Hindustani vocalist Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar.
This show featured a musical rendition of a major piece of Malayalam poetry written by Narayana Guru: the Atmopadesa Satakam.
The text was written in 1897. The show featured a modern rendition based on the meter of the poem. A Translation of the Atmopadesa Satakam is available here:
The CD is available for sale only in Kerala. But the portion of the show that features the Atmopadesa Satakam is available online at:
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