Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
CDs & DVDs > Indian Classical Music > Dhrupad Gundecha Brothers (Audio CD)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Dhrupad Gundecha Brothers (Audio CD)

Dhrupad Gundecha Brothers (Audio CD)

Dhrupad Gundecha Brothers (Audio CD)

Specifications:

Derek Roberts
Times Music (2009)
69:33 Minutes

Item Code:
ICT293
Price:
$28.00
Discounted:
$21.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$7.00 (25%)
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Dhrupad Gundecha Brothers (Audio CD)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 7798 times since 13th Sep, 2015
From the CD

GUNDECHA BROTHERS

Dhrupad is one the most ancient musical forms in India, whose roots are traced back to the 2000-year-old tradition of chanting hymns from the Vedas. Dhrupad, literally meaning ‘slow-step’, can be characterized as a musical exploration of sound. Subjects used as a source for dhrupad poetry include hymns in praise oh Hindu and Islamic saints as well as philosophical reflections on music. Today, Dhrupad is a musical style that is outside the mainstream of classical Indian music. Nevertheless, it is a vibrant and living tradition that influences and in turn eclectically absorbs elements from different musical styles.

The Brothers Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha have come to be recognized as two of the leading exponents of the new generation of Dhrupad vocalists. Under the tutelage of Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar in Bhopal, the maestro vocalist who is widely revered as both performer and teacher, the Gundecha Brothers studied for several years. Their performances are now a regular feature in concerts and festivals in India and abroad.

Although, the distinctive characteristics of the Dagar family’s renditions of Dhrupad are present in their singing, the Gundecha Brothers are also successfully experimenting on their own. This is tangible in their gentle interweaving of harmonic elements into the alaap, the gradual, interpretative unfolding of the Raag, which is an innovative feature of Jugalbandi or duet performance. As a duet they also display a keen sensitivity to grasp and relate to each other’s improvisations.

At times one mirrors or expands on the notes that the other moulds, at other times they dialogue in a call and response mode. In this live recording performed at the Saptak Festival 2001, the Gundecha Brothers sing Raag Gaoti. Their rendition emphasizes the tender, gentle, emotionally moving aspects of the Raag, its balanced, swinging movements between the lower and the higher notes.

The Sanskrit verse ‘Sandhya Sanjeevni’ is in praise of Goddess Shakti, detailing the various forms that she takes, and praising her many attributes, Shakti is described as the herb that gives eternal life.

Shivranjani is a popular South Indian Raag, which has been successfully absorbed into North Indian music. The musical intention of this Raag can vary according to the interpretation of the artist. In this context, it assumes a gentle devotional mood.

Accompaniment on the Pakhawaj is provided by Akhilesh Gundecha. This barrel-shaped percussion instrument is historically one of the precursors of the Tabla. With its resounding majestic, open tone and characteristic intensity in the accompaniment, the Pakhawaj is well suited to the Dhrupad style of singing.

Recorded live at Saptak Festival 2001-Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India)
Location Sound engineer – Derek Roberts
Assistant Sound Engineer – Krishna Shirgaonkar
Produced by – Derek Roberts
Executive producer – Alpesh Patel
Mixed and Mastered in the U.K. by Derek Roberts of Sounderaft Productions.
Thanks to – The stage crew at Virtual Studios, Nandan Mehta, Prafulla Shah,
everyone at Saptak, Kanti Dattani, Rushi Shastri and Verity Sharp (BBC Radio 3/ Late Junction) for inspired radio

1 - 4Raag Gaoti - Aalaap 44.41
5 Raag Gaoti - Dhrupad 14.11
6 Raag Shivranjani - Aalaap 4.51
7 Raag Shivranjani - Dhrupad 5.50

UMAKANT Gundecha, Ramakant Gundecha – Vocals
Akhilesh Gundecha – Pakhawaj
Recorded Live at Saptak Festival – Ahmedabad,
Gujarat (India)
Produced By – Derek Roberts
Executive Producer – Alpesh Patel

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Dhrupad Gundecha Brothers (Audio CD) (Indian Classical Music | CDs & DVDs)

Dhrupad – Wasif – Ud – Din Dagar (Vocal) (Audio CD)
Music Today (2006)
61:54 Minutes
Item Code: ICR118
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dhrupad Uday Bhawalkar (Audio CD)
Uday Bhawalkar
Music Today (2000)
64:42 Minutes
Item Code: ICL073
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hum Sab Mahi: Dhrupad Compositions of Famous Poets Kabir, Keshav, Tulsidas and Padmakar (Audio CD)
Gundecha Brothers
Saregama (2009)
Item Code: ICN087
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
King of Dhrupad Pandit Ramchatur Mallick
by Prof. Chandrakant Lal Das
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Kanishka Publishers
Item Code: NAL869
$31.00$23.25
You save: $7.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dagars and Dhrupad
by Humra Quraishi
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAK646
$57.00$42.75
You save: $14.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Darbhanga Tradition: Dhrupada in the School of Pandit Vidur Mallik
by Selina Thielemann
Hardcover (Edition: 1997)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: IDE547
$37.50$28.12
You save: $9.38 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hindustani Music: A Tradition in Transition
Deal 20% Off
by Deepak Raja
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAK690
$72.00$43.20
You save: $28.80 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hindustani Music A Tradition in Transition
Deal 20% Off
by Deepak Raja
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDF168
$67.00$40.20
You save: $26.80 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Khayal Vocalism Continuity within Change
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAB713
$43.00$25.80
You save: $17.20 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Odissi: The Third Classical Form of Indian Music
by Rajesh Sendh
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Kanishka Publishers
Item Code: NAL933
$36.00$27.00
You save: $9.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Compositional Forms of Hindustani Music: A Journey
Item Code: NAD322
$43.00$32.25
You save: $10.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tarjuma-i-Manakutuhala and Risala-i-Ragadarpana
Item Code: NAC107
$43.00$32.25
You save: $10.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you so much , my order was delivered today in perfect condition! A special thank you to the packing assistants! Well done! Blessings for safety and health.
Joy, USA.
Thank you for really great prices compared to other sellers. I have recommended your website to over 40 of my classmates.
Kimia, USA
I am so happy to have found you!! What a wonderful source for books of Indian origin at reasonable cost! Thank you!
Urvi, USA
I very much appreciate your web site and the products you have available. I especially like the ancient cookbooks you have and am always looking for others here to share with my friends.
Sam, USA
Very good service thank you. Keep up the good work !
Charles, Switzerland
Namaste! Thank you for your kind assistance! I would like to inform that your package arrived today and all is very well. I appreciate all your support and definitively will continue ordering form your company again in the near future!
Lizette, Puerto Rico
I just wanted to thank you again, mere dost, for shipping the Nataraj. We now have it in our home, thanks to you and Exotic India. We are most grateful. Bahut dhanyavad!
Drea and Kalinidi, Ireland
I am extremely very happy to see an Indian website providing arts, crafts and books from all over India and dispatching to all over the world ! Great work, keep it going. Looking forward to more and more purchase from you. Thank you for your service.
Vrunda
We have always enjoyed your products.
Elizabeth, USA
Thank you for the prompt delivery of the bowl, which I am very satisfied with.
Frans, the Netherlands
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India