Arvind Parikh - Sitar - Melody and Grace - ECSD 2911 - (Condition 85-90%) - Cover Colour Photostate - LP Record

Arvind Parikh is a Hindustani classical musician and sitar player. Arvind parikh was born in Ahmedabad into a Gujrati Business Family with cultural and spiritual influences. His father was a businessman and mother was a painter. His primary and secondary education continued in a nationalist school. At home he was taught Indian music by musicians when he used to play several instruments like dilruba, violin, mandolin, jaltarang and flute. Later he started sitar, which he found suited him best. In 1944, at the age of 17, he moved to Mumbai and started learning from sitar maestro Ustad Vilayat Khan. Per Khan's wish Parikh entered Bombay University, along with the music education from Khan. Parikh got admission in Elphinstone College, Bombay. His musical education continued uninterrupted throughout his performing career, from 1944 to 2004 until Khan's death. Arvind Parikh is having a performing career spanning over six decades. Association with different learned musicians and vocalists helped him in his research work on different rare ragas and compositions. B. R. Deodhar, Latafat Hussain Khan, Amir Khan, Niyaz Ahmad-Faiyaz Ahmad Khan, D. T. Joshi, Radhika Mohan Maitra need special mention here. He has performed in India and abroad. He has been featured at almost all major music festivals in India and Europe, and has had very successful concert tours in several parts of West Asia, Far East and Australia. Parikh is a regular broadcaster on All India Radio. His approach towards music, collection of authentic bandishes (compositions), and approach of teaching were praised. Parikh has numerous students internationally including musicologist Deepak Raja,  music director Tushar Bhatia, sitarists Rafat Khan Niyazi, Vinayak Chitter, Ramprapanna Bhattacharya, Abhik Mukherjee, Ganesh Mohan, and more. His daughter Purvi Parikh is also a classical vocalist and learnt music from many greats including her parents.Mrs. Parikh was disciple of Niyaz Ahmad-Faiyaz Ahmad Khan of Kirana Gharana. Parikh has documented most of the precious compositions and ragas. "Sitar Guru"Bandish Parampara"published by Navras records UK are some of the testimonies of his work

Record Details


Arvind Parikh - Sitar - Melody and Grace - ECSD 2911


Arvind Parikh & Mohammad Ahmed Khan


Sitar & Tabla

Releasing Year



Indian Classical (Instrumental)





Made In



The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.

Serial No.

ECSD 2911

Side One

  • Raga Chandrakauns: Alap, Gat Vilambit & Drut Tritaal


Side Two

  • Raga Rageshwari: Alap, Gat Vilambit & Drut Tritaal




12 Inches


33 RPM

Record Condition


Cover Condition

Excellent (Colour Photostate)

Artist - 1 Arvind Parikh
Artist - 2 Mohammad Ahmed Khan
Instrument - 1 Sitar
Instrument - 2 Tabla
Record Details
Genre Indian Classical (Instrumental)
Label HMV
Language Hindi
Releasing Year 1982
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Side1 - Song1 Raga Jogkauns - Alap : Gat Vilambit & Drut - Tritaal Side Two
Side2 - Song1 Raga Marwa - Alap : Gat Vilambit & Drut - Tritaal

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Arvind Parikh - Sitar - Melody and Grace - ECSD 2911 - (Condition 85-90%) - Cover Colour Photostate - LP Record

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