Music: Ravi Shankar & Anoushka Shankar Live: Raag Khamaj (1997) – video

Ravi Shankar & Anoushka Shankar Live: ar

As part of India & Pakistan’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, Pandit Ravi Shankar, accompanied by his daughter Anoushka Shankar, perform live for the BBC at The Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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  • demerwater  On September 21, 2016 at 4:40 am

    Very, very soothing; almost mystical.
    Somewhere, among my souvenirs, is an LP (mono!) – “The Indo Jazz Suite”.
    The jacket featured a synopsis of the “raga” which made interesting reading.
    I wish the following was available to me then.

  • Veda Nath Mohabir  On September 21, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    Here’s another – first 40 mins Indian classical, especially the second 20 mins (spiritual and moving memorial for Geo Harrison at Royal Albert Hall, 2002).

    This spectacular Indian music was composed by Ravi Shankar with daughter Anoushka playing the Sitar and then conducting the orchestra (Powerful presentation!). Geo’s wife, Olivia, produced along with Eric Clapton and Jeff Lynne co-producing. Other contributors include Geo’s son Dhani, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston (doing Hare Krishna, Hare Rama), etc.

    I replay regularly.

    Veda Nath Mohabir

  • Veda Nath Mohabir  On September 22, 2016 at 9:59 am

    For those who prefer the mystical, here are meditative chants, courtesy of Ravi Shankar.


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