India's beloved sitar master Ravi Shankar is profiled in a two-part presentation that combines documentary-style coverage of two years in his life (as he travels between India and America) and archive footage from the 1930s through the '60s. Highlighting Shankar's collaborations with Western musicians including George Harrison, John Coltrane and Yehudi Menuhin, the presentation also features Shankar performing two ragas with his daughter in 2002.
'Benares Ghat' - Ravi Shankar teaches a new piece to his students, The sitar & Indian music - A personal introduction by Ravi Shankar, Illustrated Booklet with notes and biographies in English, French and German
Ravi Shankar 'Between two worlds'
The definite account of India's most celebrated musician follows two years of Ravi Shankar's life - filmed in India and America - against the backdrop of seven decades of innovative collaboration with Western musicians like George Harrison, John Coltrane and Yehudi Menuhin. Archive footage shows key performances filmed from the 1930s to the present day.
Ravi Shankar 'Live in concert'
Ravi Shankar performs two ragas (Raga Anandi Kalyan and Raga Rangeela Piloo) in the atmospheric Union Chapel in London, Summer 2002, with his daughter Anoushka and tabla Bikram Ghosh and Tanmoy Bose.
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