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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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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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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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