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a stringed instrument of India

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Sitars, a traditional South Asian instrument, are made and repaired at shops in the market.
While audience warmly welcomed a new music to take them deeper into the Indian overwhelming music culture, Verma did also performed some of Egypt's most loved song "Helwa Ya Balady" on his sitar.
Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar took to Twitter to condole Khan's death: "The magician among sitar players, Ustad Rais Khan sahab, is no more.
Shrivastava went on to gain her Master's degree in Sitar from Allahabad University, receive many prestigious awards and to give sitar performances around the globe, including, France, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Turkey, Slovenia, Israel and the United States.
Internationally known sitar virtuoso Kartik Seshadri of the University of California, San Diego, presents a free lecture and demonstration of his instrument.
The new book "The Journey of the Sitar in Indian Classical Music: Origin, History, and Playing Styles" (published by iUniverse), from sitar player and author Dr.
6 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the 'Tagore Award' for cultural harmony on sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Thursday.
Known as the sitar player who hobnobbed with the Beatles, presented a rock benefit concert for Bangladesh and later became known as the estranged father of popular American singer Norah Jones, the late Ravi Shankar was a man of many facets.
Quivering chords of sitar reverberated in my soul's silent shrine
INDIAN sitar guru and hippie musical icon Ravi Shankar has died at the age of 92.
LEGENDARY sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, once hailed the "godfather of world music" by his pupil George Harrison, has died at the age of 92.
Summary: India:Legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar, who influenced musicians ranging from The Beatles to violinist ...
In the sleeve notes to the album, Shankar talks articulately of how she recognises similarities between the two traditions which share an "uninhibited musicality in expression", be it in solo voice, sitar or guitar.
He performed on the sitar from a young age and toured and released albums as an adult.
The Sitar Indian Take-Away, High Street, Bethesda, was also in a poor state of structural repair, Caernarfon magistrates heard yesterday.