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a stringed instrument of India

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Deeply rooted in the Indian Classical music tradition, Shankar studied exclusively from the age of nine under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, and made her professional debut as a classical sitarist at the age of 13.
Award-winning sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun, and inset, Kirklees borough organist Dr Gordon Stewart INSET PICTURE: JOHN WOODS PHOTOGRAPHY
Concluding with an illustrated chapter on the musical instruments used in the Carnatic and Hindustani styles of classical music, the book is, in the words of eminent musicologist and sitarist Deepak Raja, "a rejection of the despair and cynicism that are endemic to our classical music community today.
" The audience was in shock while the sitarist shut his eyes, opened them after a while and looked at the picture of his guru ( that always accompanied him on stage).
"We enjoyed the opportunity to introduce our fellow Pakistanis to American jazz through our performance today," said Sachal Studios sitarist Nafees Khan.
Similarly, October will bring such names as renowned Catalan tenor Jose Carreras, Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi, Italian violinist Fabio Biondi, Spain's foremost Flamenco superstar, Sara Baras, Grammy Award sitarist Anoushka Shankar and Swiss ballet sensation Bejart Ballet Lausanne on stage in separate shows.
AS A DAUGHTER and former student of the late Ravi Shankar, sitarist Anoushka Shankar is in possession of jaw-dropping precision and agility, but her latest recording is at least as much a showcase of her sense of melody as it is of her technical mastery.
He studied the sitar with India's foremost sitarist, Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, for a period of 8 years.
A number of local performers will be featured on the main stage, including Yasmina Dance Academy, Neelamjit Quartet, Now or Never Dance Crew, Lapis featuring beat boxer Rup Sidhu and sitarist Mohammed Assani, Vijay's Brass Band, and South Asian Arts.
Under the influence of sitarist Ravi Shankar in Europe in the 1960s, he revamped his approach to composition, emphasizing the union of rhythmic and harmonic structure.
WHEN sitarist Anoushka Shankar began working on her latest album Home, there was a singular thought running through her mind.
Anoushka, a reputed sitarist herself, and Jones, a singer-songwriter, attended the pre-Grammy ceremony at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre to accept the honour bestowed on their father, who passed away on December 11, 2012 at the age of 9, the Daily Mail reported.
2012 also saw the passing of Ravi Shankar, India's master sitarist and musical ambassador to the West.
The performance, entitled 'A Hundred Ways to Kneel and Kiss the Ground,' will be held at St Andrew's-Wesley Church and set to live music by renowned sitarist Mohamed Assani and barbat maestro Hossein Behroozinia, combining Rumi's poetry with the music of Tajikistan, Iran and Turkey.