List of CDs for the month of July, 2017

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3/07/2017 – Best of Abida. A collection of sufi songs by the famous sufi singer Abida Parveen. Abida Parveen, is one of the world’s greatest sufi singer, musician, painter and entrepreneur being a business woman from Pakistan, often dubbed as the ‘Queen of Sufi music’. She is being made ‘Peace Ambassador’ by SAARC.

4/07/2017 – Disha. This is a collection of mantras carefully selected from the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagvad Gita and other ancient spiritual texts, Disha attempts to instill in our children – the age-old morals, ethics and values that have held the Indian society together despite all odds. These mantras and prayers also sharpen their mental reflexes with the wisdom and the positive vibrations they emanate and give students the power to concentrate and achieve success.

6/07/2017 – World of Reggae.

7/07/2017 – Purab Ang. A collection of semi classical songs (Kajri, Thumri, Jhoola, Sawani) by Pandit Channulal Mishra. Pandit Chhannulal Mishra is a Hindustani classical singer from Banaras, a noted exponent of the Kirana gharana of the Hindustani classical music, a specialist in Khayal gayaki and semi classical form of singing. He was also awarded with Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, on 25 January 2010.

10/07/2017 – Shanti Priya. Violin recital by Dr.L. Subrahmanium.

11/07/2017 – Chitravina. Artist – Chitravina N. Ravikiran (born 13 January 1967) Mysore, Karnataka, India, is one of the most celebrated prodigies and musicians. A slide instrumentalist, vocalist from age 5, composer, guru, author & orator, he is also the creator of the concept Mel harmony in world music. He is the son and disciple of revolutionary “prodigy-maker” Chitravina Narasimhan.

12/07/2017 – Best of Hariprasad Chaurasia. An internationally acclaimed flautist of India, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is a very popular and eminent artiste par excellence who is known for his outstanding contribution in popularizing Indian Classical Music all over the world.

13/07/2017 – Colours of Rajasthan. Instrumental music composed by Taufiq Qureshi. Born in Mumbai, to the legendary tabla player, Ustad Alla Rakha Taufiq Qureshi has worked both on private albums and background scores of many Hindi movies namely: Damini, Black, Devdas, Mission Kashmir and Dil Chahta Hai. His elder sibling is the world famous tabla maestro , Ustad Zakir Hussain.

15/07/2017 – Sound Escapes (Music of the Deserts).  Composed by Ustad Zakir Hussain. Zakir Hussain (born 9 March 1951) is an Indian tabla player in Hindustani classical music, musical producer, film actor and composer.

He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1988, and the Padma Bhushan in 2002, by the Government of India. He was also awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1990, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. In 1999, he was awarded the United States National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, the highest award given to traditional artists and musicians.

17/07/2017 – Sitar. Artisrt-Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Padmabhushan Pandit Nikhil Banerjee was an eminent Indian classical sitarist of the Maihar Gharana. A student of the legendary Baba Allauddin Khan, Pandit Nikhil Banerjee was known for his technical virtuosity.

18/07/2017 – Chants for children (essential shlokas for children).

20/07/2017 – Khaled Sehra. A collection of popular Arabic songs sung by the famous Algerian singer Khaled. Khaled Hadj Ibrahim, better known as Khaled, is an Algerian raï singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Oran. He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled. His most famous songs are “Didi“, “Aïcha” and “C’est la vie” as well as “Alech Taadi”.

21/07/2017 – Megh Malhaar. Rendition of the famous rain raga Megh Malhaar by the maestros Pandit Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor) and Pandit Jasraj (Vocal). Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma  (born 13 January 1938) Jammu, is one of the most famous classical musicians of India. He was also awarded with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the Padma Shri and the Padma Vibhushan. Pandit Jasraj was born in Village Pili Mandori in erstwhile Hisar district of Haryana (now Fatehabad district) in a middle-class family to Motiram, a Hindustani classical singer, on 28 January 1930. Amongst many awards to his credit Pandit Jasraj was awarded with the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award.

24/07/2017 – Samander. Artist/composer: Rahul Sharma, a Santoor player and son of great maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma.

27/07/2017 –   Rumba-Mambo-Cha cha cha.

28/07/2017 – Sound of Kuchch. Instrumental music.

29/07/2017 – Jazz Club.

30/07/2017 – Himalayan Chants. A collection of Sanskrit shlokas.

31/07/2017 – Soundscapes (Music of the River). Composed by Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.

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