Anoushka Shankar

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Roots - An Evening of Indian Classical Ragas

 

Performed by:
Anoushka Shankar (sitar), Tanmoy Bose (tabla), Pirashanna Thevarajah (mridangam), Sanjeev Shankar (shehnai), Kenji Ota (tanpura)

 

Anoushka Shankar turns her gaze back towards her Bengali heritage to find the lines that connect her to the music of Rabindranath Tagore. In this performance she explores his use of Indian Classical music in ragas taught to her by her father, Ravi Shankar, who met Tagore as a young child.

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