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Abdul Rahim Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Delhi, c. 1860; d. probably Hyderabad, c. 1930) Vocalist.

He was a grandson of Tanras Khan and son of Ghulam Gaus Khan. Trained within the family, he was known ...

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Abdul Salām

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?)

Composer, a contemporary of the famous Kazi Nazrul Islam (b. 1899). According to Sukumar Ray, Abdul Salam led Nazrul through the basic outlines of some Arabic tunes...

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Abdul Sattār

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?) Vocalist of the 1900s.

He was based in Kolkata. According to Kinnear's data, he disc-recorded ṭhumrīs and ghazals in rāgas Khamāj and Sindhu Bhairavi during 1900–10.

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Abdul Wahid Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Kirana, Uttar Pradesh, c. 1878; d. Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, c. 1949) Reputed vocalist.

Along with his kinsman Abdul Karim Khan, Abdul Wahid is recognized as the rejuvenator...

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Abdulla Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(Sarod) (b. Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, c. 1843; d. Darbhanga, Bihar, c. 1926) Durbar musician of Darbhanga state, Bihar.

He was adopted as a son by sarod maestro Murad Ali Khan...

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Abdulla Khan

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(Agra) (b. Agra, c. 1873; d. ?, 1922; 1919 according to another source.) Vocalist of the Agra gharānā tradition.

For some years, he was in the durbar of Mysore.

Second ...

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Abdulla Khan

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(Delhi) (b. ?, d. ?) Eminent vocalist.

Lived during the reign (1719–48) of Emperor Mohammad Shah ‘Rangilé’.

He wrote poems, dhrupads, and khayāls under the pen-name...

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Ābhā Ālam

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Madaripur, Faridpur district, Bangladesh, 26 Dec. 1947; d. Dhaka, 21 Nov. 1976) Vocalist and teacher.

Her principal teacher was Mithun Dey. She performed in public functions...

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Abhang

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A form of Marathi devotional lyric, developed during the 13th cent. Abhangs are at the core of Marathi devotional music (bhakti sangeet). They depict the throbbings of the human soul ...

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Abhāvati Rāga

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(Hin)

Assigned to the Bhairavi Thāṭ, this morning rāga has a shadow of Mālkauns in the āroha. Ma is śuddha, Re, Ga, Dha, and Ni are all komal. Re and ...

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