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An Introduction to Indian Music [Album Version]
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Ragas in Minor Scale
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Raga Kaushi Kanhara: Alap-Jor-Jhala (Live)
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Kafi-Holi (Spring Festival Of Colors) (Digitally Remastered)
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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, ShyÆm 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 Allaudd... Read more

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