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Unforgettable Sufis (Timeless Poetry of Kabir and Amir Khusrau) (Set of Two Audio CD)

Unforgettable Sufis (Timeless Poetry of Kabir and Amir Khusrau) (Set of Two Audio CD)
$22.00
Item Code: IZZ905
Specifications:
Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan
Mystica Music Pvt. Ltd. (2008)
From The Audio CD
Credits
Composed and Sung By Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan
Music Arrangements By Upmanya Bhanot
Guitar By Azaan Khan
Flute By Ajay Prasanna
Sarangi By Murad Ali
Rhythms By Rakesh and Prashant
Sitar By Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan

Catlogue No: ACS 08027
Format: Audio CD

About The Audio CD

Unforgettable Sufis brings together the eternal poetry of mystic poets, Kabir Sahib and Hazrat Amir Khusrau. The evocative lyrics drawn from their poetry explore the myriad shades of love and spell the rich Experience of musical Ecstasy. The most fascinating aspect is that these renditions are blend with the melody of Indian Classical music, making this album a timeless gift of love for the yearning souls who long to be in communion with the divine.

Kabir Sahib and Hazrat Amir Khusrau are among the greatest mystics who shared the rapture and bliss of being in love with the divinity. Their poetry resonates with the loving adoration towards God and fills the heart with devotion and surrender for the Guru who Embodies God. Hazrat Amir Khusrau is also credited with Enriching Hindustani classical music by introducing Persian and Arabic Elements in it, and was the originator of the khayal and tarana styles of music. The Invention of the table is also traditionally attributed to Hazrat Amir Khusrau. Both the Sufi mystic poets are held in high Esteem all over the world.

About The Artiste

Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan
Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan is one of the greatest North Indian classical musican of his generation. He belongs to the Imdad Khan Gharana (tradition) of the sitar (lute) and is the seventh in the unbroken line from his family that has produced many musical masters. His style known as the gayaki ang, is imitative of the subtleties of the human voice.

Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan is the son and disciple of master sitarist, Ustad Vilayat Khan. His musical pedigree continues back through his grandfather, Ustad Inayat Khan; his great-grandfather, Ustad Imdad Khan; and his great-great-grandfather, Ustad Sahebdad Khan – all leading artists of their generation.

At the age of three, Shujaat began practicing on a specially made small sitar, and by the time he was six, the child prodigy started giving public performances. Since then he has performed at all the prestigious music festivals in India and has traveled around the world performing in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan has developed his own unique style of playing Indian classical music. His approach to rhythm is largely intuitive, fresh and spontaneous, always astonishing his audiences.

Contents

CD 1
Kabir
1. Humka Udhave
2. Man Laago
3. Chunri Mein Pad Gayo
4. Moko Kahan Dhunde Re Bande
5. Patta Bola Vriksh Se
6. Rehna Nahi Is Desh Mein

CD 2
Amir Khusrau
1. Chhap Tilak
2. Piya Ghar Aaye
3. Sej Vo Sooni
4. Tohri Surat Ke
5. Instrumental Track – Medley

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