About the CD
Sangeet Natak Akademi and Saregama India, two venerated institutions that have recorded the
music of India for posterity, bring for the world a series of priceless recordings of Indian
music from the archives of the Akademi. This series will be as educative as entertaining. A
truly valuable collection.
The presentation has been re-arranged and divided into five tracks, namely.
Ustad Ahmed Jaan Thirakhwa talks about (with demonstration) the
traditional system of presenting Tabla solo.
Elaboration on the specialities of 4 Gharanas. [Delhi,
Ajrada, Lucknow and Farrukhabad]
Demonstrating the Thekas of 19 Taals and the appropriate
Laya of presentation.
Addressing the technique of playing different syllables
[Bols] of Tabla and compositions [Bandishes]
Ustad Ahmed Jaan Thirakhwa talks about his training during
formative age and demonstration of some special compositions.
Table : Ustad Ahmed Jaan Thirakhwa
Sarangi : Ahmed Raza
Edited By : Shri Govind