Ravi Shankar's Festival from India is a double album by Indian musician and composer Ravi Shankar, released on World Pacific Records in December 1968. It contains studio recordings made by a large ensemble of performers, many of whom Shankar had brought to the United States from India. Among the musicians were Shivkumar Sharma, Jitendra Abhisheki, Palghat Raghu, Lakshmi Shankar, Aashish Khan and Alla Rakha.
Chants of India is an album by Indian musician Ravi Shankar released in 1997 on Angel Records. Produced by his friend and sometime collaborator George Harrison, the album consists of Vedic and other Hindu sacred prayers set to music, marking a departure from Shankar's more familiar work in the field of Hindustani classical music. The lyrical themes of the recorded chants are peace and harmony among nature and all creatures.
Ravi Shankar (IPA: ; 7 April 1920 – 11 December 2012), born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury, his name often preceded by the title Pandit, was an Indian musician and composer who was one of the best-known exponents of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century as a composer of Hindustani classical music. Shankar was born to a Bengali family in Benares, British India, and spent his youth touring India and Europe with the dance group of his brother Uday Shankar. He gave up dancing in 1938 to study sitar playing under court musician Allauddin Khan
Ravi Shankar Centre, Delhi, India, 2016 On the occasion of Ravi Shankar 96th birth anniversary, and dedicated to dear George Harrison on his 73rd birth anniversary. An Evening with Anoushka Shankar. Sitar virtuoso Anoushka Shankar talks to Chitra Swaminathan about the varied influences she brings to her music and her new album Traces of You ahead of her concert in Chennai on January 26 Anoushka’s Shankar’s heavily accented English belies her Indian moorings - of a childhood spent understanding complicated ragas, grappling with the 19 strings of the heavy sitar, sitting unwearyingly through Read full article here
Dark Horse Records issued the album Ravi Shankar's Music Festival from India in February 1976 March in the UK, a year and a half after the recording sessions The cover features a group photo of all the participants taken by Arrowsmith under a large cedar tree in the grounds of Friar Park The back cover included a reproduction of the Music Festival. tour poster designed by Jan Steward, who had created the cover for the 1968 Festival from India double album, among other works by Shankar.
This album has an average beat per minute of 153 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 153/153 BPM). Tracklist Festival from India. 2. Raga Yemen in Teental.
Free download and listen North India : Pandit Ravi Shankar. Tracks count: 2. Views: 19. Ravi Shankar - Raga Purvi-Kalyan 20:39. Ravi Shankar - Dhun Man Pasand 11:45.