Ustad Bismillah Khan (Urdu: استاد بسم اللہ خان صاحب; March 21, 1916 – August 21, 2006) was an Indian shehnai maestro. He was the third classical musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna (in 2001), the highest civilian honour in India and gained worldwide acclaim for playing the shehnai for more than eight decades.
Kajri - Poorbi - Chaiti - Vignettes Of Poorab Tradition
Side One Of this disc shimmers with these brilliant virtues. Whether it is the opening "Kajri" or the succeeding "Poorbi" or the final "Chaiti" - each one is superbly shaped and feelingly played with an intuitive awarness of lyrical essence.
Raga Jaogiya : Tritaal - Melodies Of Love
This is no less true of the music on Side Two, presenting expositions in the ragas "Jogiya and Tilak Kamad".
Raga Tilak Kamod : Jhaptaal - Melodies Of Love
Aptly Styled "Melodies of Love", both the themes emerge as marvels in sculptured sound. The sad beauty of "Jogiya", conveying the pain and angish of a lacerated the pain and anguish of a lacerated soul, is as gripping, as Touching, as the amorous, languid mood of "Tilak Kamod".