The voices of early evening had settled down to one soothing hum whose deepest note was the steady chumping of the bullocks above their chopped straw, and whose highest was the tinkle of a Bengali dancing-girl's sitar
Pulling it all together was the brilliant Marc Layton-Bennett on drums, conductor Morgan Griffiths and Miles Ashton on the mixing desk, while sitar
player Jasdeep Singh-Degun led the youngsters from South Asian arts.
Acclaimed as one of the world's most accomplished sitar
players, Ikhlaq Hussain, with his fingers moving with dexterity on the strings, created captivating music that enthralled the listeners for more than two hours.
Her love affair with the sitar
started when she was six years old and at the age of eight she gave her first public performance and began broadcasting on the radio even earlier.
Joseph Allegro, Douglas Sitar
and William Sitar
Besides demonstrating their mastery of the orchestral and keyboard instruments of the Western classical tradition, Anim students will draw on their homeland's own rich musical heritage, playing on traditional stringed instruments -- the rubab, sitar
, sarod, dilruba, tanbur, and ghichak -- and the tabla drum.
Internationally known sitar
virtuoso Kartik Seshadri of the University of California, San Diego, presents a free lecture and demonstration of his instrument.
The jury constituted for the selection of 'Tagore Award' for the year 2012 under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of India selected Pandit Ravi Shankar, the Indian sitar
maestro, to be the first recipient of this award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to cultural harmony and universal values.
MENTOR: Ravi Shankar taught George Harrison to play the sitar
Harrison was fascinated with the sitar
, a long-necked string instrument and played it with a western tuning, on the song Norwegian Wood.
sound featured on the Stones' hit Paint It Black and Stevie Wonder's Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours.
India :Legendary Indian sitar
player Ravi Shankar, who influenced musicians ranging from The Beatles to violinist Yehudi Menuhin, has died aged 92 in the United States after surgery, his family said Wednesday.