February 22, 2020
Continuities and Divergences: Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur and his Gayaki
Prof. N Manu Chakravarthy Three things converge, the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana, the great Mallikarjun Mansur and of course Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur. So when I deal with Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana, I am also dealing with Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur and Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur. This is my trajectory, that you can’t turn to the whole tradition without naming people and when you discuss people, in particular, you are also dealing with an entire tradition. So, the introduction is based on my......
December 02, 2016
The onus of taking a legacy forward
The sons of legends reunited at the Ustad Bismillah Khan centenary celebrations held in the city recently. It was like an alumni meet. There was laughter, lament and loving exchange of notes. The initial brief...