Category Archives: Hindustani Music

In conversation with Dr Radhika Umdekar Budhkar-first woman player of the Vichitra Veena

Uttara Shahani spoke to Radhika Budhkar for theveena.net (@uttaras and @TheMusicofIndia). Some of the questions posed to Dr Budhkar were from twitterati. Thanks to @zenmotherhood, @tablamontreal, @goodbells, @mattamayura, @taimur_org and @TheMusicofIndia. Picture Credits: Dr Radhika Umdekar Budhkar Clips of Dr … Continue reading

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Vichitra Veena by Dr. Lalmani Misra playing Raga Tilang

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Dhrupad on Vichitra Veena by Padmaja Vishwaroop

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Padma Bhushan Ustad Asad Ali Khan/असद अली खान/اسد علی خاں

Ustad Asad Ali Khan (Hindi: असद अली खान, Urdu: اسد علی خاں) (born 1937) is an Indian rudra veena player. Khan performs the Dhrupad form of North Indian classical music. He was awarded one of India’s highest civilian honours, the … Continue reading

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Hindustani Ragas on the Saraswati Veena

The Saraswati Veena is from the South of India and the form of music played on it is usually the Carnatic (South Indian) form of Indian classical music. In the videos below Gopal Kumar and Suvir Misra play Hindustani music … Continue reading

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