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A. Kānan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Chennai, June 1920; d. Kolkata, 12 Sept. 2004) Noted vocalist.

He received the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1995.

Trained by Girija Shankar Chakravarti and...

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A. Nārāyaṇa Iyengar

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Devakottai, Tamil Nadu, 1905; d. ?, 1987) Veena exponent and teacher.

He received the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1969.

After basic training in veena from...

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A. Swāmy Nāidu

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?)

Based in Chennai, he acted and sang in Tamil plays such as Hariśchandra, Tārā Sasaukam, Ramayanam, and Kāmesara Rasikā in the 1900s. He sang a few ...

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Abal Svara

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 35 words.

A weak svara in vocal or instrumental music, for example, Ga in rāga Kedār appears feeble in the avaroha. It

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Abal Svara

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A weak svara in vocal or instrumental music, for example, Ga in rāga Kedār appears feeble in the avaroha. It is completely omitted from the āroha. Durbal and nirbal are synonyms of Abal.

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Abanīndra Mōhan Gangopādhyāy

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 30 words.

Early 20th-cent. tabla player of Kolkata. A disciple of Ata Hussain, he was among the regular accompanists of Asadullah

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Abanīndra Mōhan Gangopādhyāy

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(b. ?; d. ?)

Early 20th-cent. tabla player of Kolkata. A disciple of Ata Hussain, he was among the regular accompanists of Asadullah Khan (sarod) in Kolkata.

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Ābā-sāheb Muzumdār

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(b. ?, 1 Feb. 1886; d. Pune, Maharashtra, 16 Sept. 1973) Music archivist and patron.

His real name was Shridhar Pandurang Prabhune.

He was both a keen student and a ...

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Ābā-sāheb Muzumdār (<i>b.</i> ?, 1 Feb. 1886)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 238 words.

His real name was Shridhar Pandurang Prabhune.

He was both a keen student and a connoisseur of music with

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Abban Khan

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(b. Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, ?; d. Saharanpur, 1922) Dhrupad vocalist.

His guru was his maternal uncle Behram Khan Dagar (c. 1800–1887). Abban Khan was much respected for his...

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