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Indian Classical Music
seductive when she is near her lover,
Bageshree is lovely, desirable.
With eyes large like the lotus
and a flawless pale body,
she plays upon the lute
her songs of love.
Up: C, Eb, F, A, Bb, C
Scale Down: C, Bb, A, (G, A, Bb, A), F, Eb, D, C
This is an "F" Raga, with A emphasized quite a lot
Always played during the night
Bageshree is one of
North India's most popular ragas. It lends itself to both light
and serious treatment very well. It is very distinctive and
instantly recognizable by the attentive listener.
and Brijbhushan This is a great example of the
playfullness that Raga Bageshree can conjure. A rare recording from
the 1960s featuring Shivkumar on santoor (Indian hammered
dulcimer) and Brijbhushan on guitar.
Amonkar A Great Indian vocalist. 1964
Khan Recorded by Mickey Hart in November, 1974 in
Fairfax, California. Sultan Khan is one of the great sarangi
players from India. Tabla accompaniment is by Shri Rij Ram. The
rhythmic cycle is Ektal (12 beats).