Three Ragas

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Three Ragas
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Released1956
Recorded1956
Genre Hindustani classical music
Length54:54
Label World Pacific (LP), Angel (CD)
Ravi Shankar chronology
Three Ragas
(1956)
India's Master Musician
(1959)
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Three Ragas is a 1956 LP album by Hindustani classical musician Ravi Shankar. It was digitally remastered and released in CD format by Angel Records in 2000. AllMusic reviewer Matthew Greenwald praised the performance of the raga Jog and described the album as an "excellent introduction to the medium of Indian music". [1]

Hindustani classical music form of Indian classical music originating in modern-day northern India and Pakistan

Hindustani classical music is the traditional music of northern regions of the Indian subcontinent. It may also be called North Indian classical music or Śāstriya Saṅgīt. Its origins date from the 12th century CE, when it diverged from Carnatic music, the classical tradition of southern regions of the Indian subcontinent.

Ravi Shankar Indian Musician and sitar player

Ravi Shankar, whose name is often preceded by the title Pandit (Master) and "Sitar maestro", was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music. He was the best-known proponent of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century and influenced many other musicians throughout the world. Shankar was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1999.

Angel Records was a record label founded by EMI in 1953. It specialised in classical music, but included an occasional operetta or Broadway score. The Angel mark was used by EMI, its predecessors, and affiliated companies since 1898. EMI's classical-music operations were sold to Warner Music Group in 2013. The label is currently inactive since 2006, dissolving and reassigning Angel Records' artists and catalogues into its parent label EMI Classics and musical theatre artists and catalogues into Capitol Records. EMI Classics has since been sold and absorbed into Warner Classics.

Track listing

  1. "Raga Jog" – 28:21
  2. "Raga Ahir Bhairav" – 15:36
  3. "Raga Simhendra Madhyamam" – 10:57

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References

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  3. "Ravi Shankar Music of India: Three Classical Ragas/Three Ragas". Acclaimed Music . Retrieved 28 August 2015.