Rudra Vina Live: Seattle 1981. blue highlight denotes track pick.
1981 Seattle concert. Solo vina, dhrupad-style alaps. All dhrupad singers were vina players," Dagar explained, "because vina was very important for dhrupad. Sometimes a singer would play the vina to check the shrutis (microtones, of which there are 22 in the Indian octave), and by listening to them on the vina, he would learn. But the singers never performed on vina outside the home.
Rudra veena (also spelled Rudra vina, and also called Bīn in North India), is a large plucked string instrument, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used in Hindustani classical music, one of the major types of veena played in Indian classical music. It has a long tubular body made of wood or bamboo with a length between 54 and 62 inches. Two large, round resonators, made of dried and hollowed gourds, are attached under the tube.
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Listen to music from Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar like Raga Abhogi, Raga Yaman & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar. He was largely responsible for the revival of the rudra vina as a solo concert instrument. Zia Mohiuddin Dagar was born in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, and began musical study with his father, Ustad Ziauddin Khan Dagar, court musician for the Maharana of Udaipur.
ZIA MOHIUDDIN DAGAR Dhrupad rudra vina master archival recordings on Ideologic Organ SOMA028 & SOMA029. 2LP/CD/digital for both titles. Veena Vadan Rare Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar (rudra veena) & Ali Akbar Khan (sarod) live videos on Indian national television. Taken from the album 'Crying Bamboos: Ceremonial Flute Music from New Guinea: Madang' released as 2LP, 2CD and Download.
Ideologic Organ release this 1986 recording, made in Seattle, of Dhrupad master Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar. Dhrupad is a branch of Hindustani classical music that has evolved over the centuries from devotional music to court music and back again. Dagar - the nineteenth generation of his family to specialise in the Dhrupad derivation Dagar gharana - was a player of the rudra veena, a bass relative of the sitar. Together with Dagar’s son, Ideologic Organ are pressing some archival recordings of some of Dagar’s best raga recordings. This one focusses on the Raga Yaman, one of the most fundamental.