Then and Now: The Music of the Masters Continues

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All Music Guide - Bret Love
Given that sarod virtuoso Ali Akbar Khan ranks among the most respected musicians in the Indian classical music community, it comes as little surprise that this two-CD set is brilliant from start to finish. The first disc is a 1955 recording of a young Khan, brought to America by renowned violinist Yehudi Menuhin who is also credited with discovering the then-unknown Ravi Shankar to record the first album of Indian classical music ever released in the West. The second disc, recorded live in the mid-'90s, features Khan accompanied by tabla master Zakir Hussain, whose nimble rhythms lead Khan's ragas to dizzying heights of ecstacy. A stirring encapsulation of Khan's 40-year ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bret Love
Given that sarod virtuoso Ali Akbar Khan ranks among the most respected musicians in the Indian classical music community, it comes as little surprise that this two-CD set is brilliant from start to finish. The first disc is a 1955 recording of a young Khan, brought to America by renowned violinist Yehudi Menuhin who is also credited with discovering the then-unknown Ravi Shankar to record the first album of Indian classical music ever released in the West. The second disc, recorded live in the mid-'90s, features Khan accompanied by tabla master Zakir Hussain, whose nimble rhythms lead Khan's ragas to dizzying heights of ecstacy. A stirring encapsulation of Khan's 40-year career, Then & Now serves as both a great introduction for those unfamiliar with his work and a suitable addition to any longtime fan's collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/7/1995
  • Label: Ammp Records
  • UPC: 723181950727
  • Catalog Number: 9507
  • Sales rank: 99,762

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Introduction (2:07)
  2. 2 Rag Sindhu Bhairavi (19:50)
  3. 3 Introduction (1:02)
  4. 4 Rag Pilu Baroowa (24:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Rag Hemant (25:05)
  2. 2 Rag Hindol-Hem (49:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ali Akbar Khan Primary Artist, Sarod
Zakir Hussain Tabla
Chatur Lal Tabla
Technical Credits
Ali Akbar Khan Liner Notes
Mary Khan Producer
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