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Indian Voices Day begins with music from north India, including the classical style of Khyal, plus others from Varanasi and Kerala. Performers include Asima and Pandit Ram Narayan.

From the Royal Albert Hall, London. Presented by Fiona Talkington.

Indian Voices Day begins with a selection of music from the north of India, with inspiring singing including the classical style known as Khyal, as well as the virtuoso vocal style from Varanasi.

Among the artists featured are traditional singer Manjiri Asnare Kelkar and superstar Pandit Ram Narayan, considered the greatest living player of the sarangi, the short-necked fiddle. There is also a performance by Asima, a ground-breaking young vocal ensemble from Kerala, in the south of India.

Asima
Pandit Ram Narayan
Manjiri Asnare Kelkar
Pandit Ram Narayan (sarangi)
Manjiri Asnare Kelkar, Pandits Rajan, Sajan Mishra (vocals)
Aruna Narayan (sarangi)
Akbar Latif, Babar Latif (tablas)
Sudhir Nayak (harmonium).

1 hour, 20 minutes

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Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:30

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