Twilight on Hansaveen and Tabla

by Chhandayan Programming
Twilight on Hansaveen and Tabla This is an in-person event
Sat, 10 October 2020
08:00PM - 09:30PM (EDT)
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Organizer Chhandayan Programming This Chhandayan Baithak Concert, presented by the Kolkata chapter of Chhandayan, is in celebration of Ravi Shankar's birth centenary. It will feature Barun Kumar Pal on Hansaveena, a senior disciple of Ravi Shankar. He will begin with a unique creation of Ravi Shankar, a twilight Raga named Purvi-Kalyan. There will be an introductory demonstration of the raga with a Tagore song based on it sung by Smt. Sanghamitra Chatterjee. This will be followed by a full performance of the raga Purvi Kalyan with Alap, Jor and Gat compositions in slow and fast Tintaal of 16 beats. The concert will conclude with a melodic piece in raga Desh. The composition is set to Sitarkhani taal, of 16 beats, with a lilting rhythmic movement. Tabla accompaniments in this concert will be provided by Dibyarka and Samir Chatterjee.