On release, Billboard ' s Paul Verna described the four-disc set as "[t]he perfect introduction to an indispensable artist". In music ranging from classical Hindu profundity to East-West experiments to doses of cross-cultural kitsch, Shankar emerges sublime and game for new ideas. Rough Guides' World Music deems In Celebration to be "a superb retrospective" and includes the compilation among its recommended Shankar recordings in lists for both "Hindustani classical discs" and the artist's "fusion outings".
Peter Lavezzoli describes the project as "a success" and writes that the "positive response" inspired Shankar to start work on Raga Mala. Bruce Eder of AllMusic praises the box set for "present[ing] a surprisingly rich and diverse overview of Shankar's career". Each disc is different enough from what came before so that the listener is constantly surprised by new discoveries, and the last disc, with the addition of the voices, is the most delightful of all, spotlighting Shankar the composer and leader as well as Shankar the instrumentalist, and offering a rich, bracing body of music that stands apart from most listeners' associations with his work from the s and early s.
From the opening 'Vandana' it draws us into a realm of music that is so sublimely beautiful that it makes everything that has come before it, in all its bejeweled splendor, seem almost plain and pale by comparison. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.
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Fire Night Ravi Shankar. Naturally we choose something new or something more complex. Shankar devotes a number of rooms in his home to various aspects of music. He took the call from the piano room, where Anoushka practices that instrument as well as sitar. George Harrison. The Concert for Bangladesh Live in Japan. Is This What You Want? Book Category. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Her father was R. Shastri, editor of Mahatma Gandhi 's reformist newspaper Harijan.
At Almora in , Chakravarty attended the wedding of Lakshmi, then aged fifteen, to Uday's brother Rajendra, where she met the youngest of the Shankar brothers, the future sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar. The latter recalls in his second autobiography, Raga Mala , that Chakravarty was known as Saraswati Shastri at this time and only later began using Kamala as her first name.May 22, · Box set with 10 CDs in near mint condition. A collection of Ravi Shankar's Music on 10 CDs totalling over 11 hours, recorded for EMI and affiliated labels between and Consists mainly of Sitar based Ragas and collaborations with other musicians/5(12).
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