Master on Masters

Master on Masters (Hardcover)

By Amjad Ali Khan 
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Publisher: Penguin Random House
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9780670089543
Publish Date: 2017-03-30
Binding: Hardcover
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About the book

Veteran musician and sarodmaestro, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan,writes a deeply personal bookabout the lives and times ofsome of the greatest icons ofIndian classical music. Havingknown these stalwarts personally,he recalls anecdotes and detailsabout their individual musicalstyles, bringing them alive.Twelve eminent musicians of thetwentieth century appear in thebook - Bade Ghulam Ali Khan,Amir Khan, Begum Akhtar, AllaRakha, Kesarbai Kerkar, Kumar Gandharva, M.S. Subbulakshmi,Bhimsen Joshi, Bismillah Khan,Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan andKishan Maharaj. In writing aboutthem, Amjad Ali Khan transcendsthe Gharana and north-southdivide, and presents portraits ofthese great artists that are drawnwith affection, humour andwarmth.

About the author

Amjad Ali Khan is one of theundisputed masters of the musicworld. Born to sarod maestroHaafiz Ali Khan, he gave his firstperformance at the age of six,and is credited with reinventingthe technique of playing thesarod. Over the course of adistinguished career spanningmore than six decades, AmjadAli Khan has won numerousaccolades including a Grammynomination, the Crystal Award bythe World Economic Forum, theSangeet Natak Akademi Awardand all three Padma Awards. Hehas performed at venues theworld over including CarnegieHall and the Royal Albert Hall,as well as at the prestigiousNobel Peace Prize Concert in2014 in Oslo, Norway. Samaagam,his first sarod concerto, hasbeen performed by the BrittenSinfonia, Orchestre National d'llede France, Orchestre d'Auvergne,London Philharmonia,Gulbenkian Orchestra, WelshNational Opera and ScottishChamber Orchestra. Amjad AliKhan has also been a visitingprofessor at Stanford University,University of New Mexico andJacob's School of Music.

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Title: Master on Masters
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Author: Amjad Ali Khan
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
EAN: 9780670089543
Publish Date: 2017-03-30
Binding: Hardcover

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