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A beautiful record showcasing Indian classical music with tabla and slide guitar. Sam Evans is a renowned Australian tabla player who has toured throughout India with Pandit Debasis Chakroborty - an A grade artist of the highest standing in India.

The album includes three ragas in three talas:

Rag Charukeshi in Tal Tintal, a cycle of 16 beats (4 + 4 + 4 + 4). Aroha: sa, re, ga, ma, pa, dha (komal), ni (komal), sa. Aboroha: sa, ni (komal), dha (komal), pa, ma, ga, re, sa (ascending - CDEFGAbBbC and descending CBbAbGFEDC)

Rag Hansdhwani in Tal Jhaptal, a cycle of 10 beats (2 + 3 + 2 + 3) followed by Tal Tintal. Aroha: sa, re, ga, pa, ni, sa Aboroha: sa, ni, pa, ga, re, sa (ascending CDEGBC descending CBGEDC)

Rag Mishra Pilu in Tal Dadra, a cycle of 6 beats (3 + 3) Important note combinations in this raga are: ni, sa, re, ga (komal), re, pa, ga (komal), re, ni, sa, ni, and re, ma, pa, dha, ni (komal), pa, ga (komal), re, sa, ni, sa.


released October 1, 2007

Recorded Live at Sri Ram Studios, Kolkata, 2006.



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