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Ravi Shankar (The Master)


Download links and information about Ravi Shankar (The Master) by Ravi Shankar. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to World Music genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 03:12:09 minutes.

Artist: Ravi Shankar
Release date: 2010
Genre: World Music
Tracks: 14
Duration: 03:12:09
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No. Title Length
1. Alap (Raga Jogeshwari) (featuring Alla Rakha) 13:40
2. Jor (Raga Jogeshwari) (featuring Alla Rakha) 12:40
3. Gat I (Tala: Jhap-tal) [Raga Jogeshwari] (featuring Alla Rakha) 17:09
4. Gat II (Tala: Ek-tal) [Raga Jogeshwari] (featuring Alla Rakha) 6:36
5. Alap - Gat I (Tala: Tin-tal) - Gat II [Tala: Tin-tal] {Raga Hameer} (featuring Alla Rakha) 24:21
6. Raga Mohan Kauns (Alap - Jor - Jhala - Gat in Rupaktal) [Homage to Mahatma Gandhi] (featuring Alla Rakha) 23:59
7. Raga Gara (featuring Alla Rakha) 17:41
8. Tala Foradast (featuring Alla Rakha) 6:50
9. Padhasapa (East Greets East) (featuring Susumu Miyashita) 8:39
10. Kaharwa (East Greets East) (featuring Alla Rakha) 4:58
11. Improvisation on the Theme of "Rokudan" (East Greets East) (featuring Alla Rakha, Hozan Yamamoto, Susumu Miyashita) 10:45
12. Namah Shivaya (East Greets East) (featuring Alla Rakha, Hozan Yamamoto) 7:58
13. Tribute to Nippon (East Greets East) (featuring Alla Rakha) 13:19
14. Raga Hemant (Vilambit Gat in Teental) [Drut Gat in Ektal [Homage to Baba Allauddin] (featuring Alla Rakha) 23:34



To celebrate Ravi Shankar’s 90th birthday, Deutsche Grammophon has released this exquisite compilation of his complete recordings on their label. Though he was largely introduced to the Western music world by George Harrison, Shankar began studying the sitar in 1935 under Bengali sarodiya composer and multi-instrumentalist Allauddin Khan, one of the 20th century’s most renowned teachers of Indian classical music. The Master begins with a traditional raga, “Alap (Raga Jogeshwari),” where Shankar delicately intertwines hypnotic drones with melodically plucked sitar notes and sporadic string bending. As the buzzing gradually increases halfway through, Shankar’s modal tones approximate human inflections with the depth and range of their mystic resonance. A tabla groove picks up the pace with “Gat II (Tala: Ek-tal)