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Tag Archives: Dhrupad

What is Dhrupad

Dhrupad Singing

There are three main divisions in Indian Classical Music. Unless we understand those divisions and sub-divisions of Indian Classical Music, we can never understand the soul of this music. This type of music has three divisions: Dhrupad, Hindustani Classical Music and South or Carnatik Classical Music. Read here What is …

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Usatd Zia Mohiuddin Dagar: A Dream that Dhrupad Once Had

Zia Mohiuddin Dagar

A question to all of you… Name the musician, whose 19 generations incessantly are being serving Indian Classical music.Name the musician, who was one of the 19th generations of dhrupad musicians.Yes, you are correct…I’m talking about Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar or Z. M. Dagar.   He was born on the 14th March …

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Asad Ali Khan : An Isolated Rudra Veena Player

Asad Ali Khan

When decades of ‘Riyaaz’ unite with the artist’s soul, it creates divine music. Listeners recognize the effect of pure music, when a slim and celebrated musician Asad Ali Khan plays his oversized musical instrument rudra veena with his brand beenkari style. He closes his eyes and a vertical wrinkle appears between …

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