Ravi Shankar

By J Poet

 

Ravi Shankar introduced the classical music of India to western audiences in 1956 at a series of converts in New York City arranged by his friend Yehudi Menuhin. He also made one of the first world music albums with Menuhin, West Meets East (1967 Angel). It won a Best Chamber Music Performance Grammy. In the 60s, American and British rock fans discovered Shankar thanks to his friendship with George Harrison. Shankar performed at three of the most famous concerts of the 60s - The Monterey Pop Festival, The Concert for Bangladesh and The Woodstock Festival. In the 60s he was a... Read More

City Of Origin:
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, India
Genre:
World, Asia, Indian
Birthdate:
04/07/1920
Death date:
12/11/2012
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Raga Rageshri - Part 2

Improvisations
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Fire Night

Improvisations
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Improvisations On the Theme Music from Pather Panchali

Improvisations
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Raga Rageshri - Part 3

Improvisations
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Karnataki

Improvisations
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Raga Rageshri - Part 1

Improvisations
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Raga Puriya-Kalyan

Pandit Ravi Shankar - North India
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