78 rpm Records of Indian Music: The Genius of Bismillah Khan

Bismillah Khan dominated the music world of the twentieth century. A prodigious improviser with masterful technique, he stood head and shoulders above other shehnai players, and was beyond any doubt one of the towering figures in all world music. Here are four sides that showcase his mastery. Enjoy:

Raga Jaunpuri:

Raga Hansnarayani:

Raga Basant Bahar


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