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Bade Ghulam Ali Khan - M.S. Gopalakrishnan recalls

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan - M.S. Gopalakrishnan recalls

M.S.Gopalakrishnan

I first met Bade Ghulam Ali Khan in 1939 in Calcutta at the All Bengal Music Conference, where I had gone with my father and brother. I had my first performance there. I was just eight years old then. I heard Bade for th ...

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Purnima Sen

Purnima Sen

Deepak raja

Purnima Sen – “I could easily have become a knowledgeable musician nobody wanted to hear” Introduction: Groomed by three Ustads of the Agra tradition, Purnima Sen (born: 1937) is a rare female exponent of the avowedly masculine style. She hold ...

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A dancing Ganesa from the Pala era

A dancing Ganesa from the Pala era

Chithra Madhavan

One of the most glorious epochs in Indian history was when the Pala dynasty ruled over most of what is today Bengal, Bihar and Bangladesh between the 8th and 12th centuries AD. Although much of Pala art is Buddhist, it also has many images belonging ...

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