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The Best of Indian Classical Music Ever: Hindustani Classical Vocal From 1902 to 2010 (Set of 14 Audio CDs)

The Best of Indian Classical Music Ever: Hindustani Classical Vocal From 1902 to 2010 (Set of 14 Audio CDs)

The Best of Indian Classical Music Ever: Hindustani Classical Vocal From 1902 to 2010 (Set of 14 Audio CDs)


Various Artistes
Saregama (2011)

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Gauhar Jan, Peara Sahab, Ustad Kale Khan, Master Dinanath Mangeshkar, Ustad Rahimat Khan, Phiroz Dastur, Pt. Krishna Rao Pandit , Kesarbai Kerkar, Ustad Amir Khan, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan, Pt. Kumar Gandharva, Pt. Jasraj, Ustad Barkat Ali Khan, Kishori Amonkar, Pt. Ajoy Chakravarty, Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki, Ustad Rashid Khan, Kalapini Komkali, Meeta Pandit & Many more.

Saregama is proud to present this premium pact of 14 CDs that is a labor of respect and adulation. Comprising of vocal music spread over 108 years. The next step was to then select the 100 artistes featured herein over 135 tracks, their Gharanas their Gayakis and the Guru Shishya Parampara imbibed by them. This pack gives connoisseurs a glimpse of the creativity of performing artistes their methodologies their thinking patterns and how & why their signature styles also been artistes of repute with a prowess of their own. Thus this pack also highlights the significance of perceptive teamwork.

The pack catalogues various Ragas the recording processes on different formats from 78 rpm recordings to extended play recordings to long play recording to cassettes and then to compact Disc recordings and is thus also a documentation of technology. This set of 14 CDs Shall from remain as a classic reference material not just for artistes ragas or jod ragas or ragas emphasizing the time factor (based on the 8 Prahars), this pack has it all. The various shades of Semi Classical music have also been painted on this historic canvas through renditions of Thumri, Dadra, Kajri, Chaiti, Bhajans, etc. the age old legacy of traditional Gharanas be it the Agra Gharana, Kirana Gharna, Gwalior Gharana, Mewati Gharana, Indore Gharana, Banaras Gharana, Jaipur Gharana, Patiala Gharana and many other this pack emanated as essence of each.

The repertoire in these 14 CDs is rich and yet succinct incorporating the work spread over nearly 11 decades is no easy task. Further selecting parameters for a bifurcation was equally formidable. Thus having studied closely their repertoire we have compressed into 4 CDs the work of artistes spread over five decades (1902-1950). There are 2 CDs each for the 2 decades between 195101960 and 2001-2010. Although we at Saregama have done our best to Showcase the works of as many legendary vocalists as possible there have been some who have not been featured herein purely due to constraints at our end.

CD 1
• Gauhar Jan
• Peara Sahab
• Ustad Monjuddin Khan
• Ustad Kale Khan • Achhan Bai
• Malka Jan
• Ustad Abdul Karim Khan
• Janki Bai
• Zohra Bai
• Badi Moti Bai
• Kashi Bai

CD 2
• Master Dinanath Mageshkar
• Sundera Bai
• Ustad Rahimat Khan
• Pt. Ramkrishna Bua Vaze
• Laxmibai Jadhav
• Pt. Haribhau Ghangrekar
• Pt. Vinayakrao Patwardhan
• Pt. Mairashi Bua
• Pt. B.R. Deodhar
• Pt. Narayan Rao Vyas
• Dr. Gangubai Hagal
• Pt. Sawai Gandharva

CD 3
• Padmavati Shaligram
• Suresh Babu Mane
• Phiroz Dastur
• Pt. Omkarnath Thakur
• Pt. Basavraj Rajguru
• Pt. Krishna Rao Pandit
• Ustad Vilayat Hussain
• Pt. S.N. Ratajankar
• Smt. Anjanibai Lokekar
CD 4
• Begum Aktar
• Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
• Kesarbai Kerkar • Ustad Khadim Hussain
• Sharafat Hussain
• Rasoolan Bai
• Ustad Faiyaz Khan
• Siddeshwari Devi

CD 5
• Kesarbai Kerkar
• Dr. Gangubai Hangal
• Ustad Amir Khan
• Pt. D.V. Paluskar
• Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
• Pt. Basavraj Rajguru
• Pt. Bimsen Joshi

CD 6
• Manik Varma
• Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur
• Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan
• Hirabai Barodekar & Sarawati Rane
• Pt. Kumar Gandharva
• Pt. D.V. Paluskar

CD 7
• Ustad Nazakat Ali Khan and Ustad Salamat Ali Khan
• Nirmala Devi & Lakshmi Shankar
• Ustad Niyaz Ahmed Khan & Ustad Faiyez Ahmed Khan
• Malavika Kanan
• Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
• Pt. D.V. Paluskar

CD 8
• Pt. Jasraj
• Begum Parween Sultana
• Dr. Prabha Atre
• Ustad Barkat Ali Khan
• Pt. Jasraj with Pt. Maniramji & Pt. Pratap Narayanji
• Lakshmi Shankar
• Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan
• Pt. Kumar Gandharva & Vasundhara Komkali

CD 9
• Kishori Amonkar
Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
• Pt. Kumar Gandharva
• Shobha Gurut
• Sandhya Mukherjee
• Hiradevi Mishra
• Girija Devi

CD 10
• Pt. C.R. Vyas
• Dr. Ashwini Bhide
• Malini Rajurkar
• Pt. Jagdish Prasad

CD 11
• Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki
• Kankana Banerjee
• Pt. Rajan Sajan Mishra
• Pt. Ajay Pohankar
• Pt. Ajoy Chakravarty

CD 12
• Pt. Umakant Gundecha & Pt. Ramakant Gundecha
• Shruti Sodalikar
• Pt. Vidhyadhar Vyas
• Pt. Babanrao Haldankar
• Pt. Yashwant Bua Joshi
• Girija Devi & Shobha Gurut
• Krishna Hangal

CD 13
• Pt. Sanjeev Abhyankar
• Arti Ankalikar
• Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar
• Pt. Shivanand Patil
• Ustad Rashid Khan

CD 14
• Pt. Madhup Mudgal
• Kalapini Komkali
• Parthsarathy Desikan
• Meeta Pandit
• Sandipan Samajapti
• Rahul Deshpande
• Shrinivas Joshi
• Pt. Bhimsen Joshi

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