Classic India: The Sarod | World Folklines
The mood of the music is meditative, undeniably spiritual and at times hypnotic. The sarod has a universal tone language that can enchant even the most inexperienced listener. It can be subtle, meandering, expansive and breathtaking.
Oriental Lutes: Syrian Oud, Indian Sarod | World Folklines
Unfettered by frets, these two species of lute almost sing. The softer strings of the oud are a contrast to the wire-strung lyrical north Indian lute, the Hindustani sarod. Hear two separate classical music traditions playing sublime, powerful music.
Master Musicians of Varanasi | World Folklines
As evening approaches in India’s oldest and holiest city of Varanasi, the ancestral home of these two players, the hypnotic sounds of intricate ragas being played on the Indian violin and bansuri flute swirl and eddy across the city.
Indian Ragas: Under the Stars | World Folklines
In an Indian lotus garden, the sublime sound of the violin wafts through the scented evening air. Violin virtuoso Sukhdev Mishra, accompanied on tabla by Shen Flindell, plays hauntingly beautiful evening ragas, under the night sky.
Indian Ragas: Finding Eternal Bliss | World Folklines
Listening to the pure, melodic expression of the bansuri flute and the Indian violin offers insight into the spiritual complexities lying within Indian classical music that can lead the listener to a state of bliss.
Indian Sunset Concert | World Folklines
Indian music composed for the sunset time is featured at this stunning outdoor venue. Spreading the serenity of the late afternoon into the twilight are evening ragas for bansuri flute with Vinod Prasanna and Indian violin with Sukdhev Mishra. Both are accompanied by Shen Flindell on tabla.
Classic India: The Soulful Sitar | World Folklines
Raga is a precise, subtle and aesthetic melodic form of Hindustani music. Those played in the morning of the first day of the new year are said to be the most evocative, soothing and calm in nature, as revealed by Saikat.
Himalayan Winds on the Ganges | World Folklines
Follow the music from the Himalayas as it travels along the Ganges to the eternal city of Varansi, where the intense and timeless sound of the Indian violin awaits the arrival of sublime Tibetan flute-song.
Indian Midnight Ragas | World Folklines
Bengali sitar maestro Saikat Bhattacharya and Varanasi violin virtuoso Pandit Sukhdev Mishra, play ragas for the ‘second beat’ of the night, when they are at the height of their majestic beauty and splendour.