'Anyone who heard her sing was left with a lump in the throat.'Sunita Budhiraja recounts her encounters with the Goddess of Swara. IMAGE: 'Vrindavan being the bhoomi of Krishna, her music united the audience with the Lord.''She became one with the universe while she sang and no longer remained Kishori Amonkar.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Shobha Deepak Singh Kishori Amonkar's singing always left me numb. I have listened to her music for more than four decades and it has never happened that I was ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
An increasing number of young classical musicians are dabbling in fusion music, discovers Aditi Divekar. IMAGE: "Fusion offers ample scope to an artiste to experiment with his or her music and, in the process, create something new," says Niladri Kumar, seen here with his invention, the Zitar. Photograph: Kind courtesy niladrikumar.com It is no longer unusual to see sitarist Niladri Kumar or flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew of flute maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia, performing in a flashy ambience ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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