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New. Item Name: 50 Maestros, 50 Recordings: The Best of Indian Classical Music (Book + CD) ~ Item typically ships from our NJ location and will take 3-5 business days for US delivery. Paperback Binding. Quick shipping, 20 years in business. Satisfaction g. "Young sarod players Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan have grown up surrounded by music and musicians. In this tribute to the masters of Indian classical music, they take us through their encounters with fifty of the greatest musicians of the past hundred years-from Begum Akhtar to Bhimsen Joshi, Enayat Khan to Ravi Shankar, Bismillah Khan to Shiv Kumar Sharma, Semmangudi Iyer to M.S. Subbulakshmi. Ranging from the traditional gharanas to more recent blends and fusions, instrumental and vocal, they explore the world of both northern and southern Indian music, along with a unique listing of each artiste's most influential recording. Enriched with personal anecdotes and interspersed with rare photographs from the author's private collection, 50Maestros, 50 Recordings is an invaluable guide to the best of Indian classical music – a keepsake for the connoisseur and a comprehensive introduction for the beginner. REVIEW‘Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan have explored the panorama of Indian classical music through the expression of fifty of the most important artistes from the Indian subcontinent. Through their insight we understand how this art from has been influenced by the cultural and historical context of India, from the era of the Mughal emperor Akbar right up to contemporary times. If you want to understand the rich tapestry of the Indian artistic landscape and how it influenced an entire civilization, this book is a must read. '-
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