1022 Nov 2014
Sangeet evening in memory of Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji
Listen ITEM 3: Snippets of Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji’s compositions. Performed by Ustad Harbhajan Singh, Ustad Gurdev Singh with Narinderpal Singh, Sarabjit Singh on tablas, Uday Singh on dilruba & backing vocalist Gushmir Singh. Ustad Harbhajan Singh and Ustad Gurdev Singh share with the audience their personal experiences with master musician Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji.
Listen ITEM 2: Santoor recital: Raag Yamaan
Performed by Ustad Kiran Pal Singh, with Harkiret Singh Bahra on tabla.
Raag Yaman, is a melakarta rāga (parent musical scale) in the Carnatic music, and is also an important raga in Hindustani music tradition. Its Western equivalent is the Lydian mode. Yaman is regarded one of the grandest and most fundamental rāgas in Hindustani music. It should be performed during the first quarter of the night.
Listen ITEM 1: Sarangi recital: Raag Bihag
Performed by Ustad Surjeet Singh, with Harkiret Singh Bahra on tabla.
Bihag is a Hindustani classical raga. Bihag is played in the night (second quarter of night). The mood of the raag is celebratory as well as romantic, making it a common raag sung especially on joyous occasions.