Ali Akbar Khan

Born 14 May 1922. Died 18 June 2009
Ali Akbar Khan
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1922-05-14
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Ali Akbar Khan

Ali Akbar Khan Biography (Wikipedia)

Ali Akbar Khan (14 April 1922 – 18 June 2009) was a Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod. Trained as a classical musician and instrumentalist by his father, Allauddin Khan, he also composed several classical ragas and film scores. He established a music school in Calcutta in 1956, and the Ali Akbar College of Music in 1967, which moved with him to the United States and is now based in San Rafael, California, with a branch in Basel, Switzerland.

Khan was instrumental in popularizing Indian classical music in the West, both as a performer and as a teacher. He first came to America in 1955 on the invitation of violinist Yehudi Menuhin and later settled in California. He was a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Khan was accorded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, in 1989. Nominated five times for the Grammy Award, Khan was a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and the National Endowment for the Arts's National Heritage Fellowship.

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Ali Akbar Khan
Extract from a poem by Poem by Meera Bai (performance recorded especially for this broadcast)
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Extract from a poem by Poem by Meera Bai (performance recorded especially for this broadcast)

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Ravi Shankar
Raga - Hem Bihag
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Raga - Hem Bihag
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Sadra in Sankara Karan
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Sadra in Sankara Karan
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Extract from a poem by Poem by Meera Bai (performance recorded especially for this broadcast)
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Extract from a poem by Poem by Meera Bai (performance recorded especially for this broadcast)
Yvette Mimieux
To A Passer-By
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To A Passer-By
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Fantasy
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Fantasy
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Raga Bhairavi (extract)
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Raga Bhairavi (extract)
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Introduction and Morning Raga: Sind Bhairavi
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Introduction and Morning Raga: Sind Bhairavi
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The Sindhi-Bhairavi Mode
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The Sindhi-Bhairavi Mode
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CHANDRANANDAN
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CHANDRANANDAN
Ravi Shankar
Pather Panchali (Theme)
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Pather Panchali (Theme)
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Raga Todi
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Raga Todi
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Journey
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Journey
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