Vishwa Mohan Bhatt: The Musical Messiah (With Compact Disc of Raags)

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt: The Musical Messiah (With Compact Disc of Raags)
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Kanchan Mathur
D. K. Printworld (P) Ltd.
Pages: 131 (Illustrated Throughout in Color)
8.2" X 8.5"
Item Code: IDF690
Price: $52.00
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About the Book:

Saga of a living phenomenon's journey on mesmerisingly melodious musical notes. His fascinating imagination strength-ened by divine interaction culminated in the innovation of the Mohan Veena and the Vishwa Veena. Embodiment of avant grade thought process the legend crafted the instruments to express the subtle nuances and intricacies of Indian classical raags, with perfection. His relentless efforts and soul stirring concerts seasoned by a fine balancing act between Indian classical and other Global-regional musical styles catapulted Indian classical music to a global stage.

A chronicle of all those fusion concerts with compatriot musicians and several globally renowned virtuosos which surreptitiously slip one into a state of trance with their resonating acoustics. Recollections of that glorious yet humble soul who helped realize the Great Indian Musical Dream. Reflection on the performance and discography; aspiration and inspirations; musing and goals of a paradigm of musical genius.

Here is a comprehensive piece of writing for all that you yearned to know about the king of Indian slide guitar the creator of Mohan Veena and Vishwa Veena a Grammy Award Winner and a true human being in absolute terms-Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.

About the Author:

She has completed her honours in English from Delhi University and her B. Ed. From Loresto House, Kolkata. She worked at the Statesman, Delhi and Loreto Darjeeling before joining her husband in business at Jaipur.

A lover of music she found the writing of Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt's biography a tempting offer.

CONTENTS
Preface Vii
Acknowledgement Xi
1. The Granny Award Winner 1
2. The Lineage 9
3. The Early Days 21
4. The Avant Grade Innovator 27
5. Vishwa Veena 37
6. Music and Baaj 41
7. A Chapter from Mills and Boon 51
8. Selected Compositions and Indian Discography 61
9. The Musical Ambasador 81
10. Raag-Ragini 99
11. Memorable performance 103
12 From the Eyes of Sandip Das the Tabla Player 115
13. Panditji and God 121
Glossary 129
Major Awards 131


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