Title Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan and His Contribution to Indian Music
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Raj Publications 2004
8186208321 / 9788186208328
Seller ID 106313
An unquestioned genius Ustad Bade Ghulam ali Khan (1902-1968) was one of the greatest Vocalists of the 20th Century. For him, Music was a way of life, not merely a profession. He had an effervescent melodic quality which was concertised in a masterly flor of ideas delivered with a unique sense of alacrity, aided by one of the most pliable and dextrous Voices ever heard in living Memory on this land. He quenched the thirst of countless thirsty minds with his everlasting melodious music.Apart from the singing power and skill, Khan Sahib's genius found expression in a Large number of bandishes, which are composed under the Pen name of Sabrang. He also created The Magnificent Surmandal, an instrument which has become popular today with most of the leading vocalists of the country. Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan was elected as Fellow of Sangeet Natak Academy and was honoured with the title of Padma Bhushan by the President of India. The Vishwa Bharti University conferred on him the title of Doctor of Literature. Apart from these official honours his doting audience referred to him by various affectionate names such as Aftab-e-mouseeqi, Sangeet Samrat, Sur-Devta.This Book traces his life, music, self composed bandishes, their notations and his unaccountable contribution to the Indian music.Printed Pages: 209.
Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan and His Contribution to Indian Music Vinita Sapra