Kartick Kumar - Sitar - M 2450 002 - (Used - Condition 80-85%)

Niladri Kumar (born 1973) is an Indian classical and fusion musician. He performed on the sitar from a young age and toured and released albums as an adult. He created a unique instrument, a modified sitar, which he named zitar.Born to sitar player Kartick Kumar, a disciple of Ravi Shankar he was considered[by whom?] a child prodigy. He started learning sitar under his father at the age of four. Kumar gave his first public performance at the age of six at Sri Aurobindo Ashram in PondicherryNiladri Kumar began his career with great musiciansLaxmikant-Pyarelal in the late 1980s. He was a part of the Masters of the Percussion tour alongside Zakir Hussain. Kumar has also worked with Jonas Hellborg and V. Selvaganesh on their album Kali's Son and with John McLaughlin on album Floating Point. Kumar has also worked with various music directors in Hindi cinema, including A.R. Rahman, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Pritam. Niladri was conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar, awarded to young musicians, in March 2007. Niladri has also won MTV Immies award for the Best Classical/Fusion Instrumental for his album If.[Kumar has created a unique instrument, the "zitar", which is a combination of sitar and guitar. The concept initiated from a traveling sitar, which was modified by Kumar to create rock guitar sound out of it. Kumar reduced the number of strings on the instrument from 20 to five. He also added an electric pickup inside the instrument so that it would sound more like a guitar. His first full album composed using the instrument, titled Zitar, was released in 2008. Kumar wrote the first track for the album Priority in 2003. Over the next five years he improved the track and subsequent track by gauging audience reaction during live performances. He improvised the tracks adding components from various genres such as rock, electronic and lounge. He also won the MN Mathur Award in the 51st Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Samaroh for his contribution to Indian classical music in March, 2013.Niladri Kumar (born 1973) is an Indian classical and fusion musician. He performed on the sitar from a young age and toured and released albums as an adult. He created a unique instrument, a modified sitar, which he named zitar.Born to sitar player Kartick Kumar, a disciple of Ravi Shankar he was considered[by whom?] a child prodigy. He started learning sitar under his father at the age of four. Kumar gave his first public performance at the age of six at Sri Aurobindo Ashram in PondicherryNiladri Kumar began his career with great musiciansLaxmikant-Pyarelal in the late 1980s. He was a part of the Masters of the Percussion tour alongside Zakir Hussain. Kumar has also worked with Jonas Hellborg and V. Selvaganesh on their album Kali's Son[3] and with John McLaughlin on album Floating Point. Kumar has also worked with various music directors in Hindi cinema, including A.R. Rahman, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Pritam. Niladri was conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar, awarded to young musicians, in March 2007. Niladri has also won MTV Immies award for the Best Classical/Fusion Instrumental for his album If.[Kumar has created a unique instrument, the "zitar", which is a combination of sitar and guitar. The concept initiated from a traveling sitar, which was modified by Kumar to create rock guitar sound out of it. Kumar reduced the number of strings on the instrument from 20 to five. He also added an electric pickup inside the instrument so that it would sound more like a guitar. His first full album composed using the instrument, titled Zitar, was released in 2008. Kumar wrote the first track for the album Priority in 2003. Over the next five years he improved the track and subsequent track by gauging audience reaction during live performances. He improvised the tracks adding components from various genres such as rock, electronic and lounge. He also won the MN Mathur Award in the 51st Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Samaroh for his contribution to Indian classical music in March, 2013.

Record Details
Title Kartick Kumar - Sitar - M 2450 002 - (Used - Condition 80-85%)
Artist Kartick Kumar, S. V. Patwardhan & Rajaram
Insruments Sitar, Tabla & Tanpura
Sitar Kartick Kumar
Tabla S. V. Patwardhan
Tanpura Rajaram
Genre Indian Classical (Instrumental)
Language Hindi
Label Poydor
Made In India
Manufacture Polydor of India Ltd
Serial No. M 2450 002
Side One
  • Raga Basant Mukhari
Kartick Kumar, S. V. Patwardhan & Rajaram
Side Two
  • Raga Marva
Kartick Kumar, S. V. Patwardhan & Rajaram
  • Kafi Dhun
Kartick Kumar, S. V. Patwardhan & Rajaram
Specification
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Record Condition 80-85%
Cover Condition Excellent
Artist
Artist - 1 Kartick Kumar
Artist - 2 S. V. Patwardhan
Artist - 3 Rajaram
Instruments
Instrument - 1 Sitar
Instrument - 2 Tabla
Instrument - 13 Tanpura
Record Details
Genre Indian Classical (Instrumental)
Label Polydor
Language Hindi
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Songs
Side1 - Song1 Raga Basant Mukhari
Side2 - Song1 Raga Marva
Side2 - Song2 Kafi Dhun

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Kartick Kumar - Sitar - M 2450 002 - (Used - Condition 80-85%)

  • Brand: Polydor
  • Product Code: M 2450 002
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Rs.1,500.00

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