Category Archives: Rudra Veena

Live Webcast-A Mehfil with Ustad Baha-ud-din Mohiuddin Dagar

Date: December 14,2012 Time: 06:30 pm Venue: C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium Event Title: A Mehfil with Ustad Baha-ud-din Mohiuddin Dagar Description: Indian Classical Music and Dance Mehfils A Mehfil with Ustad Baha-ud-din Mohiuddin Dagar (Rudra Veena) Accompanied by Pt. Dalchand … Continue reading

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Types of Veena~The Rudra Veena (रुद्रवीणा)~1

One of the most ancient Indian string instruments the Rudra Veena Is believed to have been made by Lord Shiva by taking inspiration from the form of Goddess Parvati. The Rudra V eena was so made; the dandi is the … Continue reading

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Ustad Shamsuddin Faridi Desai (1938-2011)

Another Rudra Veena Maestro, Ustad Shamsuddin Faridi Desai has passed away. Excerpts from interview with Lyle Wachovsky, “The Qadri Sufis regard music as a pathway to God” ( April 2004) can be found here. Downloads of Ustadji playing Ragas Bhupali … Continue reading

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Documentary on Ustad Asad Ali Khan and the Rudra Veena (Hindi)

Documentary produced by Doordarshan (Hindi) on Ustad Asad Ali Khan and the Rudra Veena. Features footage of Ustad Asad Ali Khan talking about his musical lineage, the history of the Rudra Veena, learning music etc

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Ustad Asad Ali Khan Passes Away

The last of an older generation of legendary Beenkars has passed away. The most distinguished Rudra veena maestro Ustad Asad Ali Khan breathed his last this past Tuesday. He belonged to the Jaipur Beenkaar gharana founded by the 18th Century … Continue reading

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