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Live in Concert (Pandit Kishan Maharaj)   (DVD)
Live in Concert (Pandit Kishan Maharaj) (DVD)

Live in Concert (Pandit Kishan Maharaj) (DVD)

by Pandit Kishan Maharaj

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S-DVD-C-003 - Year: 2005 - Pages: N/A



Pandit Kishan Maharaj

Author: Pandit Kishan Maharaj
Artiste: Sriram Hasbanis
Publisher: Sagarika
Year: 2005
Language: Music
Pages: N/A
ISBN/UPC (if available): S-DVD-C-003


This DVD features Solo Tabla: Taal Teental (16 Beats) of Padmabhushan, Pt Kishan Maharaj in live concert.

s one of the finest Cabla players of our time. Born on the auspicious day of Shri Krishna Janamashthami in the year 1923, in the holy city of Jaranasi, His career spans over half a century and began at the tender age of eleven years, accompanying the principal artistes of the day.

Pt Kishan Maharaj, whose ancestry boasts many professional musicians, also has an illustrious pedigree of teachers. His father Pandit Hari Maharaj fist taught him. After the untimely death of his father, his training was taken over by his uncle, Pt Kanthe Maharaj, one of the great old masters and himself a disciple of Pt Baldeo Sahai. Pt Baldeo Sahai was the son of Pt Bhairav Sahai who was the son of Pt Ram Sahai, the founder of the great Banaras gharana. Pt Ram Sahai learnt Cabla from Ustad Modu Khan of Lucknow and that is why Banaras gharana is considered a branch of Lucknow or Poorab Gharana. It is generally accepted that there are six gharanas in Cable, each with a distinct style of its won. Banaras gharana is the youngest of these six traditions.

Pt Kishan Maharaj’s ability to play cross rhythms and produce complex calculations, particularly in tihai patterns has made him one of the most respected and popular Cabla players of his time. He has immense versatility with regarded to playing any kind of accompaniment, be it with the Sitar, Sarod, Dhrupad, Dhamar or dance. He plays in his own distinctive style. The Cabla world follows him and his style.


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