The various magical dimensions of Indian Classical Music - the deep truths, the facts that are stranger than fiction, the variety and richness of the Hindustani and Carnatic styles - in a comprehensive and fascinating set of 20 CDs and a Book.
Alaap helps you understand and enjoy Indian Classical Music as a living experience. You share the insights of the great Masters and listen to some of the finest unforgettable music creation of the last 50 years.
Part I brings to you the spiritual core of Indian Music, and explains the mystical elements of the Swara, the Guru-shishya-parampara, the Sadhana in the frame-work of the Raga and the Tala.
Part II presents the Hindustani or the North Indian style, its language, techniques, Gharanas, instruments and the meaning of improvisation.
Part III contains the Carnatic or the South Indian Style, its terminology, its richness and complexities, its ancient tradition.
Come, explore the magical world of Indian Classical Music. And, in the process, rediscover yourself and experience the wonder that is India.
A creation of Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry. Brought to you by Times Music, Mumbai.
Music from: The Gramophone Company of India Ltd. All India Radio. Hindustan Musical Products Ltd.
The names of the musicans are given in the resource book
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