Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Ananda Shankar -A Musical Discovery Of India-1978 India

Ananda Shankar (11 December 1942 – 26 March 1999) was a Bengali musician best known for fusing Western and Eastern musical styles. Born in Almora in Uttar Pradesh, India, Shankar was the son of Amala and Uday Shankar, popular dancers, and also the nephew of the renowned sitar player Ravi Shankar. He studied in The Scindia School, Gwalior. Ananda did not learn sitar from his uncle but studied instead with Lalmani Misra at Banaras Hindu University.(wiki)
"A Musical Discovery Of India" manufactured & distributed by The Gramophone Company Of India Limited, a member of the EMI Group of Companies, EMI (N.LP 2002)."Brought to you by the Indian Tourism Development Corporation, 3 Parliament Street, New Delhi, India" as the back cover says.
From this album (played in  45 R.P.M.),  i chose "Namaskar" and "The Hill Train".

-by dj fanis: here

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