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Raga Marwa

Program #CULT023. Recorded in New Delhi, India on May 08, 1978.

Debu Chaudhuri Sitar Maestro plays Raga Marwa with Gopal Anand on Tabla and David Barsamian on Tanpura. A brilliant seventy minute performance of the haunting twilight raga Marwa. Maestro Chaudhuri. begins with a traditional alap, introduction to the raga. That is followed by tabla accompaniment in Masit Khani (slow) and Reza Khani (fast) compositions in teental, 16 beat time cycle. Recorded live in Kamani Auditorium.

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Debu Chaudhuri

Winner of the Padma Bhushan, one of India's most prestigious awards, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri, is a legendary figure in Indian classical music. He is a disciple of the great sitar master, Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan of the Senia Gharana, the traditional school of Indian classical music named after Tansen, the father of Indian music.

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