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Soul Food album for sale by Pandit Jasraj was released Dec 02, 2004 on the Sense World Music label. Pandit Jasraj is without doubt one of the great vocalists in the modern era of Indian classical music. Soul Food buy CD music He has been a favourite with concert audiences for more than forty years and his performances have become a major highlight of the prestigious Saptak Music Festival, held annually in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Soul Food CD music contains a single disc with 4 songs.
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Jasraj was born into a family of outstanding musicians but suffered the misfortune of losing his father, Pandit Motiramji at an early age. Soul Food album for sale The responsibility for his music education was handed over to his elder brother and guru, the late Pandit Maniramji who trained the young Jasraj thoroughly in the intricacies of the Mewati School of singing. Soul Food CD music Since then, he has developed a unique vocal style which places equal emphasis on the wording, pronunciation and poetic value of compositions, as well as the distinct mood of each raga. Soul Food buy CD music His voice and style are instantly recognisable and his music expresses an emotional quality, which touches the soul of his listeners. This recording captures one of his most compelling performances given on the last night of the twelve-day Saptak Festival.
His rendition of the late evening raga Maru Behag combines sublime spiritual expression with outstanding technical virtuosity. Maru Behag is a combination of two ragas, Behag and Kalyan, and is widely thought to have been created by the great vocalist Alladiya Khan in the early part of the twentieth century.
The performance begins with a short alap, in which characteristic phrases of the particular raga are presented in a slow deliberate manner, outlining the romantic mood of Maru Behag. ...See Full Description
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|1||Maru Behag (Alap)|
|2||Maru Behag (Khyal-Teentaal)|
|3||Maru Behag (Khyal-Teentaal)|
|4||Bhajan 'Om Namo Bhagawate Vasu Devaya'|
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