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Bhattacharya, Debashish / Calcutta Slide-Guitar
Album:Calcutta Slide-Guitar Collection:World
Artist:Bhattacharya, Debashish Added:04/2005
Label:World Music Network 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-06-05 Pull Date:2005-08-07 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:7 Aug31 Jul24 Jul17 Jul3 Jul26 Jun19 Jun12 Jun

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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2005-06-06 
Outstanding Indian Slide Guitarist., Born 1963 into a musical family. First concert at 4 on All India radio. Designs slide guitars.
Uses a Trinity of Guitars and an original 3 finger picking style.
***1: 6:27 " Joy" a slide ukulele called" Anandi"
#2 &#3 are one raga
***2: 9:18 2 part evening raga played on 14 stringed 'Gandharva'
***3: 13:40 the second part " Dance of Shiva" unites Hindustani ( North) & Karnatic ( South) using a Khani rhythm style.
#4 & #5 are one raga
***4: 11: 45 first part: ' Chaturangui' 22 stringed guitar with 4 extra tones,
. tambura background drone.
***5: 15:29 second part tabla accompaniment
****6: 18: 04 " Beyond the Sun" fast tempo 16 beat cycle between guitar and tabla.
D Farrell 05/2005

Track Listing
1.Aanadam 4.Usha
2.Prema Chakor 5.Prabha
3.Nata Raaj 6.Maha Shakti