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Lopa Kothari and Jameela Siddiqi present highlights from the Darbar South Asian Music Festival 2009. With santoor virtuoso Rahul Sharma and singer Ashwini Bhide Deshpande.

Lopa Kothari and Jameela Siddiqi introduce highlights from the Darbar International South Asian Music Festival 2009, held at the South Bank Centre in London. Featuring morning ragas from santoor virtuoso Rahul Sharma and one of the great voices of Hindustani classical music, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande.

Presented by Lopa Kothari and Jameela Siddiqi
Produced by Roger Short

Saturday 23rd May 2009

Interview between Lopa Kothari and Rahul Sharma

Sharma: Raag Bhopal Todi
Rahul Sharma (santoor); Subhankar Banerjee (tabla)

Interview between Jameela Siddiqi and Ashwini Bhide Deshpande

Deshpande: Raag Alahiya Bilawal
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande (vocal); Jyoti Goho (harmonium); Subhankar Banerjee (tabla)

Kabir, Arr. Deshpande: Charnkesi – a bhajan on a poem by Kabir.
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande (vocal); Jyoti Goho (harmonium); Subhankar Banerjee (tabla)

All recordings made on location at The Purcell Room, London, during the 2009 Darbar
International South Asian music festival, by BBC Sound engineers Martin Appleby and Keith Battye

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Sat 23 May 2009 15:00

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