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Sitar, Imdad Khani Gharana

Shankar-guitar, Imdad Khani Gharana

bansuri, Maihar Gharana

Dhrupad Vocal, Dagarvani

Dhrupad Vocal, Dagarvani
Sarod, Senia Bangash Gharana

Vocal, Hindustani
Sitar, Imdad Khani Gharana

Gottuwadhyam, Carnatic
szitár, Imdad Khani Gharana
Shankar-guitar, Imdad Khani Gharana


Dhrupad Vocal

Ghatam, Kanjira, Carnatic

Sarod, Senia Bangash Gharana

Vocal, Carnatic

Qawwali, Pakistan
Qawwali, Pakistan
Sarod, Shahjahanpur Gharana
Sitar, Imdad Khani Gharana

Violin, Carnatic

Dhrupad Vocal

Imdad Khani Sitar
Masters of Percussion

Carnatic Bansuri
Imdadkhani Sitar

khyal Vocal
Maihar Gharana Sarod

The Masters of Indian Classical Music VII.

2009. 28th March, Saturday
Trafó, Budapest

N. Ravikiran – Chitravina
Dr. Trichy Sankaran - Mrdangam

photos by Daniel Zafir ©

N. Ravikiran

Chitravina N. Ravikiran is a composer of Indian Carnatic music. He impressed scholars with his knowledge in Carnatic music. Learn Carnatic music under the guidance of his father, Narasimhan. and debuted as a vocalist in 1972. Soon after that he was presented in The Madras Music Academy, Krishna Ghana Sabha where he stunned the music world with his ability to identify and render about 325 ragas (melodic scales) and 175 talas (rhythmic cycles). He has been called the "Indian Mozart". Considered a virtuoso chitravina player, he has been described as "probably the greatest slide instrumentalist in the world today" by Radio Australia. Ravikiran has also played the slide Hawaiian guitar, and is an accomplished vocalist. He currently resides in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Ravikiran is the author of several widely read books, Ravikiran is easily one of the most prolific composers in the world of Carnatic music now. He has introduced a number of ragas also. Ravikiran has even worked orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic and the Cleveland Orchestra.

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Dr. Trichy Sankaran

Dr. Trichy Sankaran is a world-renowned percussion virtuoso, Indian music scholar and composer.  He has performed at major festivals in India, South-East Asia, Europe, Australia and North America.  In his 55 years of concert experience in Carnatic music, he has accompanied all the stalwarts in the field including Sri Ariyakkudi, Chembai, Semmangudi, GNB, Alathoor Brothers, Madurai Mani Iyer, and others.  In addition to his usual traditional settings, he has performed with gamelan, jazz, electronic, African music ensembles, and World Drums. 

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