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 introspectionIntrospection

Swapan Chaudhuri – Tabla Ragas
Des, Jog, Shudh Kalyan*
*(bonus mp3 track on CD)

Full Concert recording, May 2011 in Berkeley.Dedicated to the life and music of my beloved Guru, Vijay Raghav Rao, who guided me in my musical path. CD $11 . or download at CD Baby

pukarPukar

G.S. Sachdev, Solo Bansuri

Enjoy Sachdev’s unique interpretations of Traditional Classical Indian ragas in this album of Solo Bansuri, recorded during live concerts at Sivananda Ashrams and retreats in Europe.Ragas Bhupali and Malkauns, Samhendra Madhyam, Chandrakauns, Mishra Shiv Ranjani CD $11 . or download at CD Baby

 yamanYaman

K.Paramjyoti, tabla
Raga Yaman , Dhun

Live concert in New yorkA devotional, peaceful evening raga, thoroughly developed in slow ektal and teental.CD $11

 Golden Sungoldensun

Swapan Chaudhuri, tabla

Ragas: Brindavani Sarang, Madhuvanti, Mishra khamaj, Hamsadhwani

Four different moods, ranging from noon to evening times, will be felt in these ragas of diverse nature and contrasting talas.CD $11 . or download at CD Baby

 Patterns (DVD) SachdevIkOnkarDVDcoverWeb

Swapan Chaudhuri, tabla

Ragas Madhu Kauns, Bahar and Basant, Shudh Kalyan, Darbari, Folk Dhun

Benefit Concert for Ik Onkar Peace Foundation Recorded live in Berkeley, May 2005. $20 ( DVD ) (110 minutes, full length concert)

amarsangitAmar Sangit

Swapan Chaudhuri, tabla

Ragas Samhendra Madhyam, Mala, Punjab Folk, alap, compositions in raga bhimpalasi, bhajan (devotional)

This recording displays Sachdev’s devotion to the subtleties of the bansuri, and to the spiritual roots of indian music. CD $15

originalA Night in Berkeley

Swapan Chaudhrui, tabla

Live at St. John’s, 2002

Ragas Mishra Kafi, Bihag, Punjab Folk

Music is at times deep and calm, at times as fast as the wind, always an expressive blend of flute and tabla. CD $15. DVD $15 . CD+DVD $20

whisperWhisper

G S Sachdev, Bansuri

A unique solo recording

Whisper recalls the sound of bansuri of my childhood, played by sheperds, notes became whispering echoes bouncing off the hills of Nothern India. CD $11

 greetingGreeting of the Dawn

Morning Meditations

G S Sachdev, Solo Bansuri

The ragas played with quiet expression, Sachdev’s first breath brings life to the bansuri. A sweetly serene mood is created in four 15-minute tracks – a 1 hour relaxation session perfect for yoga, massage, or stress relief. CD $11

 fliughtsFlights of Improvization

Zakir Hussain, tabla

Ragas Ahir Bhairov, Shudh Sarang, Abhogi

Ragas from early morning to night. Moods range from exuberant, devotional to serene. 1992 Billboard Critics Choice Top 10!. CD $15

 spiritSpirit

Zakir Hussain, tabla

Ragas Bihag, Kalavati, Chandrakauns

Sachdev’s playing is remarkable for its directness and simplicity, capturing the essential spirit of classical music here in performances of three contrasting ragas. CD $18 (import)

 jasmineJasmine Nights

Swapan Chaudhuri, tabla

Ragas Amrit, Jog

Sachdev, with his superb technicial artistry, makes one feel the Jasmine scented evening of summer in the North Indian plains. CD $18 (import)

 livenewyork Live in New York

K Paramjyoti, tabla

Ragas: Maru Vihag, Bageshri

Live at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

The sound of the flute echoes through the cathedral.Sachdev takes full advantage to materialize new phrases out of the echoes of old ones. Truly Peaceful and meditative. CD $11

 twomoodTwo Moods

Zakir Hussain, tabla

Ragas – Kaushik Dhwani, Purya Kalyan

Life is balance – passive as well as energetic. This recording is a unique example of both the dynamic and the peaceful qualities of music. CD $11

 classicalnorthClassical North Indian Ragas

Zakir Hussain, tabla

Raga Patdeep – The mood is of longing and the pangs of separation . Dhun – A light classical form based on folk music of India. CD $11

 romanticRomantic Ragas

Jnan Ghosh, tabla

Raga Des, Kajri,Raga Madhuvanti

Represents the aesthetic and spirtual as well as the physical flavors of love. Sachdev adorns and embellishes the notes, creating a stream of romantic impressions. CD $11

 mastervinylMaster of the Bamboo Flute. Vol 2

Zakir Hussain, tabla

A celebration of Spring with early morning Raga Hindole and late night raga Bageshri. Graceful, deep and serious.
CD $11 . or download at CD Baby

 lyrical Lyrical Grace

Jitendra Thakur, tabla

Ragas Jaijaivanti, Hamsadhwani

Performing always with sage-like address, Sachdev’s flute pierces the noisy events of the world reclaiming for its lost sense of simplicity & truth. CD $11

 bansuri]BANSURI The Bamboo Flute of India

G S Sachdev, Solo Bansuri

Ragas Bhoop, Des, Kalavati, HindoleThough the music has its moments of great excitement, the most powerful aspect is its ability to put the listener in a relaxed mood and a calm state of mind. CD $15

 liveconcertLive in Concert

Swapan Chaudhuri, tabla

Raga Madhu Kauns, Dhun (based on Mishra Shiv Ranjani), Raga Rageshri

In this recording, Sachdev is in his element perfoming live for a thoroughly enraptured audience. CD $11 . or download at CD Baby

 aradhanaAradhana

Jnan Ghosh, tabla

Ragas Purya Kalyan, Des, Patdeep

As Sachdev plays, the notes become stronger as thunder compliments lightening. Jnan Ghosh’s tabla performance is the perfect companion. Double CD $14

 InDVDCoverThe Basics of the Bansuri Flute

Instructional DVD of the Bansuri, the Bamboo Flute of India, with lecture demonstration of Indian Clasical Music

Instructional DVD + Bonus concert DVD $60

 

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