An Unheard Melody: Annapurna Devi

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An Unheard Melody: Annapurna Devi ➻ [Reading] ➽ An Unheard Melody: Annapurna Devi By Swapan Kumar Bondyopadhyay ➰ – Polishdarling.co.uk Baba Allauddin Khan s daughter, Pandit Ravi Shankar s first wife, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan s sister, representative of the Maihar Senia Gharana, Annapurna Devi has an illustrious lineage And she is a star Baba Allauddin Khan s daughter, Pandit Ravi Shankar Melody: Annapurna PDF ↠ s first wife, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan s sister, representative of the Maihar Senia Gharana, Annapurna Devi has an illustrious lineage And she is a star in her own right the only female surbahar player in the countryYet Annapurna s life is shrouded in mystery Though she An Unheard PDF/EPUB or is a true guru to her shishyas, to others she is an eccentric recluse or simply too strong minded This first authorised biography offers a glimpse into her life, not to reveal or to shock but to set the record straight her turbulent years with Ravi Shankar, the death of her only son, her single minded Unheard Melody: Annapurna PDF/EPUB ê pursuit of music and a life in seclusion Drawing on interviews with Annapurna Devi and her family members, admirers, critics and students, Swapan Kumar Bondyopadhyay offers an absorbing portrait of a brilliant individual, who shuns public performances devoting time instead to her music, her students and to keeping her father s legacy aliveAbout the AuthorSwapan Kumar Bondyopadhyay was born in Burdwan, West Bengal, inA Rezina Guha Gold medallist from Calcutta University, he has taught English at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal At present, he heads the department of English at the Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya in Burdwan He has learnt sitar under Pandit Indranil Bhattacharjee of the Maihar Senia Gharana He was also tutored by Annapurna Devi He has two books on music, in Bengali, to his credit He has written for national dailies like The Telegraph and is a regular contributor to the literary magazine Desh He has also made a documentary on Maihar.


10 thoughts on “An Unheard Melody: Annapurna Devi

  1. Mansi Mansi says:

    Read this book at the CNBG Library , Chinmaya University at Kolwan, Pune Guruma was the guru of guruji Hariprasad chaurasia and occupied a special fascination for me With the paucity of information about her, this was a one of a kind read To me the striking points of the book were The high pinnacle of sadhana annapurna devi reached, where music was a form of sadhana for her, going beyond the trappings of ego, fame or power.The fidelity she held for the teachings of her guru and father, baba a Read this book at the CNBG Library , Chinmaya University at Kolwan, Pune Guruma was the guru of guruji Hariprasad chaurasia and occupied a special fascination for me With the paucity of information about her, this was a one of a kind read To me the striking points of the book were The high pinnacle of sadhana annapurna devi reached, where music was a form of sadhana for her, going beyond the trappings of ego, fame or power.The fidelity she held for the teachings of her guru and father, baba allaudin khan The novel is a bit gossipy in parts, especially since most of the book on her is based on what others had recalled and said of her The very public split between her and Ravi Shankar is highlighted too.A fast read, and a must read to understand the level , disciple and true sadhana required to attain siddhi in music


  2. David Raphael Israel David Raphael Israel says:

    see book link for this


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10 thoughts on “An Unheard Melody: Annapurna Devi

  1. Mansi Mansi says:

    Read this book at the CNBG Library , Chinmaya University at Kolwan, Pune Guruma was the guru of guruji Hariprasad chaurasia and occupied a special fascination for me With the paucity of information about her, this was a one of a kind read To me the striking points of the book were The high pinnacle of sadhana annapurna devi reached, where music was a form of sadhana for her, going beyond the trappings of ego, fame or power.The fidelity she held for the teachings of her guru and father, baba a Read this book at the CNBG Library , Chinmaya University at Kolwan, Pune Guruma was the guru of guruji Hariprasad chaurasia and occupied a special fascination for me With the paucity of information about her, this was a one of a kind read To me the striking points of the book were The high pinnacle of sadhana annapurna devi reached, where music was a form of sadhana for her, going beyond the trappings of ego, fame or power.The fidelity she held for the teachings of her guru and father, baba allaudin khan The novel is a bit gossipy in parts, especially since most of the book on her is based on what others had recalled and said of her The very public split between her and Ravi Shankar is highlighted too.A fast read, and a must read to understand the level , disciple and true sadhana required to attain siddhi in music


  2. David Raphael Israel David Raphael Israel says:

    see book link for this


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