The Economic Times
The pursuit of excellence is an endeavour strewn with unseen dangers, requiring limitless courage is an enterprise that takes the voyager past all the known boundaries and limits. Such a relentless quest which often strivers to accomplish ultimate beauty almost always turn man into a superhuman. These voyages into the unknown into the realm of the supreme have prompted many interpretations behind such voyages of discovery had exclaimed. The true spirit of delight the exaltation the sense of being more than man which is the touchstone of the highest excellence is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry. Mix mathematics with poetry add a dash of that eternal quest for unattainable beauty and you have divine music a string of notes that summon the spiritual a concatenation of chords that raises the self above the here and now.
In the Hindustani classical music pantheon both Miyan Tansen and Pandit Jasraj represent the pinnacle of excellence. Miyan Tansen was one such person who lost himself in the search for music that would unify him with the greatest unifier. Apocryphal as it may sound his music is rumored to have summoned the rains from an unrelenting harsh sky or even lit a stubborn lamp. Miyan Tansen today is an inspiration to every singer aspiring to attain perfection likewise in the modern landscape Pandit Jasraj is an icon of selfless devotion to his music and his complete dedication to his art form is the stuff of legend.
As the country’s largest and the world’s second largest – business newspaper. The economic Times has over the years also come to symbolize and embody everything that spells excellence. It is therefore only fitting that the Economic Times Provides the platform for the confluence of two greatest musical geniuses of classical music exemplary role models of musical excellence from two different time periods. After hours of discussion and debate the editors of the Economic Times have selected the best the definitive in Hindustani classical music for you under the exclusive and distinctive label Editor’s Choice.
Ladies and gentleman presenting Pandit Jasraj singing Miyan Tansen’s immortal works.
Pandit Jasraj Sings Miyan Tansen
Almost every Gharana a tries to trace their origin to Miyan Tansen though some try to go further back to Amir Khusro himself. In this album the gifted musician form the Mewati Gharana gives a tribute to the legendary singer Miyan Tansen by singing Raags inspired by him. He has attempted to capture the techniques and the soul of Tansen’s renditions and at the same time has maintained his own distinct style.
He ahs rendered Raags that were close to Tansen’s heart. Some of these Raags are even said to have been created by Tansen and hence they take you back to the epoch of Akbar where the talent of Tansen reigned supreme. Hear the whisper of the unknown and experience in Pandit Jasraj’s singing the stillness of the unheard sound through this precious collection consisting of Raags Miyan ki Sarang Darbari Kanada Puriya and Raageshri.
Get a glimpse of the miracle that was Miyan Tansen through the living legend Pandit Jasraj.
|1||Raag Miyan Ki Sarang (Aalaap Chari)|
|2||Raag Miyan Ki Sarang Dhrupad (Tum Rab TUm Saahib)|
|3||Raag Puriya (Aalaap Chari)|
|4||Raag Puriya Dhruvpad (Sumiran Hari Ka)|
|1||Raag Raageshri (Aalaap Chari)|
|2||Raag Raageshri Dhruvpad (Hey Yadunath)|
|3||Raag Darbari Kanada (Aalaap Chari)|
|4||Raag Darbari Kanada Dhruvpad (Teri Gati Aati Agadh)|