Friday, October 19, 2012

Ustad Munir Khan - Sarangi - LP published 1980 in Holland

Side 1:
1. Raga Darbari Kanada (18:40)
2. Raga Shahana (8:32)

Side 2:
1. Raga Bhimpalashri (13:16)
2. Raga Des (9:31)

"Ustad Munir Khan (born 1926) belongs to a family of distinguished courtmusicians from Rajasthan that goes back many generations. Ustad Munir Khan had his musical eductaion in sarangi and vocal music under the guidance of his father Ustad Nazir Khan (1882-1975) and also became a disciple of Ustad Amir Khan with whom he studied for over forty years. Starting at a young age he participated in concerts with many great masters and he has always been much sought after for sarangi accompaniment by vocalists like Ustad Ashiq Ali Khan, Ummeed Ali Khan and Bibe Khan of Punjab, Ustad Alladiya Khan, Vilayat Hussain Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Nissar Hussain Khan and Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur..."
from the booklet to the CD: Ustad Munir Khan - Ananda, PAN Records, 4016 (2003).

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