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Ustad Vilayat Khan

The sitar is equal to Ustad Vilayat Khan’s name, who was the greatest sitarist of his generation. He factually could make the instrument sing. Such was his skill that his first 78-RPM disc was recorded when he was merely 8 and the last concert in 2004 when he was 75. …

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Musical relation between France and Pandit Ravi Shankar

Pandit Ravi Shankar

It was March in the year 1931 and the place was Paris, the French capital. When the dance directed by the Indian choreographer Uday Shankar began, everybody was stunned. They saw a young boy merely 11 years of age, playing three musical instruments, the sitar, the sarod and the flute. …

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