Ravi Shankar

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    In Hollywood, 1971

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    An Introduction to Indian MusicRavi Shankar
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    Ragas In Minor ScaleRavi Shankar
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    Sitar Todi (Album Version)Ravi Shankar
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    Raga Kaushi Kanhara: Alap-Jor-Jhala (Live)Ravi Shankar
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    Raga Jog (Digitally Remastered)Ravi Shankar

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        Rabindra Shankar Chowdery, aka Ravi Shankar, was born on April 7, 1920, in Varanasi, India, into a well-off orthodox Brahmin family. His father, Shy+åm Shankar, was employed as a diwan (minister) by the Maharajah of Jhalawar. By the age of 13, Ravi Shankar was going along on every tour of his brother Uday Shankar's Compaigne de Danse et Musique Hindou (Company of Hindu Dance and Music). At the All-Bengali Music Conference in December 1934, he met the multi-instrumentalist Allaud... Read more

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