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Shankar, Ravi / Rare And Glorious
Album:Rare And Glorious Collection:World
Artist:Shankar, Ravi Added:Mar 2010
Label:Times Square Records 

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Add Date:2010-04-04 Pull Date:2010-06-06 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jun 6May 30May 23May 16May 9May 2Apr 25Apr 18

 Recent Airplay
1.May 23, 2016:Celtic By Caronis
Raga Alahiya Biilwil, Raga Khamaj
4.Dec 13, 2012:The Sunset Life
Raga Sindhu Bhairavi
2.May 21, 2016:Celtic By Caronis
Raga Sindhu Bhairavi, Raga Shudh Kayan
5.Dec 13, 2012:The Doldrummer
Raga Devgiri Bilawal
3.Apr 09, 2013:It's Bollywood
Raga Devgiri Bilawal
6.Dec 13, 2012:minimum entropy ii
Raga Khamaj

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2010-04-05 
Indian Classical music from the musical ambassador of India. from the notes:
recorded at peaks of his creativity they include several very rare
full-length performances, previously unreleased on CD & from the notes:
“Thousands of Ragas have come into being with new ones still being created.
All of them are associated with different times of day and night, seasons, and
ceremonial occasions. They all have an individual and principal mood such as
tranquility, loneliness, eroticism, heroism, etc., and the performer is
encouraged to give his own interpretation.” All tracks****
CD #1
1: 7:45 fast fast tabla, fast sitar, from 1982
2: 19:47 slow noodling (Ravi on sarod) intro. then fast sarod accom. by Ali Akbar Khan on sarod. also tabla & tamboura (4 to 6 strings >> the drone ) from 1965
3: 22:11 drone slow noodling (Alap) & Jor (a continuation of Alap but with an element of rhythm), Ravi Shankar solo, from 1988
4: 9:11 sitar tabla & tamboura, mellow, moves to fast, from 1962
5: 6:23 goes in hyper drive in no time, sitar & tabla, from 1968

CD #2
1: 22:00 a morning raga, slow noodling (Ravi on sitar) intro. then sparse tabla @ 6 min. slow noodling then @ 9 min picks up a small bit, a nice mellow raga, faster at end (Jhala) from 1973
2: 23:18 long Alap, slow noodling (Ravi on sitar) Jor at 17 min. from 1967
3: 24:33 short Alap then Jor, sitar, tabla & tamboura, wonderful string plucking, faster at end (Jhala) from 1967 D  Farrell 04/2010

Track Listing
1.Raga Devgiri Bilawal 5.Raga Shudh Sarang
2.Raga Sindhu Bhairavi 6.Raga Alahiya Biilwil
3.Raga Shudh Kayan 7.Raga Lalit
4.Raga Hansadhwani 8.Raga Khamaj