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Collection of classical Indian, Asian art creates record

March 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Doris Wiener Collection, a collection of Indian classical and South East Asian art auctioned by Christie's in New York, has raised nearly $12.8 million ... Read more...

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Grammy Calling For Kolkata Based Album ‘Soul Call’

December 4th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Pandit Tejendra, who was born in a musical family, got initially trained under his father Sri Ranjan Majumdar. Then he went to take training under the Ustad Bahadur Khan for next ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s folk music a highlight at French festival

April 1st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranvir Nayar, Paris, July 13 (IANS) Traditional folk and classical music from the Indian desert state of Rajasthan will be a highlight at the month-long festival being held in France's Beaujolais region.Festival ... Read more...

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Kumar Gandharva’s grandson to sing paeans to Pashupatinath

February 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) His grandfather and father were called Shivaputras - sons of Lord Shiva. So it was probably destined that Bhuvanesh Mukul Komkali would be drawn by the Hindu god ... Read more...

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How about some Hebrew qawwali (With Images)

January 28th, 2010 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) He sings soul-stirring Sufi songs - and he does it in Hebrew. Israeli composer Shye Ben-Tzur believes even if the language is unknown to listeners, ... Read more...

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Rahul Sharma wows audience at concert

December 1st, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Santoor maestro Rahul Sharma recently performed in a concert, "One World Many Music" at NCPA. The concert was a rare type that had Rahul showcasing his abilities in different genres of music.The ... Read more...

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Teen prodigy to raise funds for 26/11 victims through her music

January 7th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) She is all of 13, but teen prodigy Tara Venkatesan is not just gifted to create classic pieces of music, but also sensitive enough to hold a ... Read more...

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Indian music bands rock on - experiment, innovate

June 23rd, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Music bands in India are growing by the day. No longer willing to be bracketed in set genres, they are experimenting, fusing entirely different formats and breaking ... Read more...

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