INDIA’S   MUSICIAN
 
INDIAN MUSIC <ul><li>The music of India is said to be one of the oldest  </li></ul><ul><li>unbroken musical traditions in ...
ORIGIN <ul><li>The two main traditions of classical music  </li></ul><ul><li>which have been Carnatic music was found  </l...
RAVI   SHANKAR
RAVI SHANKAR <ul><li>“ Ravi Shankar is the Godfather of the World Music.”-George Harrison </li></ul><ul><li>Ravi Shankar, ...
<ul><li>It was in 1938 that he moved back to India to begin his formal training. </li></ul><ul><li>He introduced himself t...
ZAKIR   HUSSAIN
ZAKIR HUSSAIN <ul><li>The exponent who got tabla to centre stage was born on 9 March 1951. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born i...
<ul><li>He was awarded the titles of Padma Bhushan in 2002 and </li></ul><ul><li>Padma Shri in 1988.He became the youngest...
M S   SUBBULAKSHMI
M.S.SUBBULAKSHMI  <ul><li>Madurai Shanmukhavadivu (M.S) Subbulakshmi, the nightingale of  </li></ul><ul><li>Carnatic  musi...
<ul><li>In 1940 she married Thiagaraja Sadasivam, a well known figure in the  </li></ul><ul><li>Madras Congress circle, at...
USTAD AMJAD   ALI KHAN
USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN <ul><li>Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a highly acclaimed  Indian   sarod   </li></ul><ul><li>player and  co...
<ul><li>Khan is married to Subbulakshmi and has two sons  Ayaan  </li></ul><ul><li>Amaan  are already set to carry their F...
 
SHANKAR EHSAAN LOY <ul><li>Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (S-E-L) is an acclaimed Indian  </li></ul><ul><li>musical trio consisting of...
<ul><li>The trio won several awards including  </li></ul><ul><li>Filmfare awards  , RD Burman award and   In  </li></ul><u...
THANK YOU <ul><li>This presentation has been prepared by – </li></ul><ul><li>RAKHI AGGARWAL </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS-9 th <...
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  1. 1. INDIA’S MUSICIAN
  2. 3. INDIAN MUSIC <ul><li>The music of India is said to be one of the oldest </li></ul><ul><li>unbroken musical traditions in the world. Indian </li></ul><ul><li>Music is famous for its varieties. It Includes </li></ul><ul><li>folk,popular,pop and classical music. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian music is said to be one of the oldest musical </li></ul><ul><li>traditions in the world. It was inaugurated with the </li></ul><ul><li>chanting of the Vedic hymns. </li></ul>
  3. 4. ORIGIN <ul><li>The two main traditions of classical music </li></ul><ul><li>which have been Carnatic music was found </li></ul><ul><li>in the peninsular region whereas the </li></ul><ul><li>Hindustani music was found in the northern </li></ul><ul><li>and central parts. </li></ul>
  4. 5. RAVI SHANKAR
  5. 6. RAVI SHANKAR <ul><li>“ Ravi Shankar is the Godfather of the World Music.”-George Harrison </li></ul><ul><li>Ravi Shankar, the legendary sitarist and composer is </li></ul><ul><li>India’s most esteemed musical Ambassador. Ravi Shankar </li></ul><ul><li>had an interesting childhood. He was born on April 7, 1920 </li></ul><ul><li>in Benares into a Bengali Brahmin community. Since </li></ul><ul><li>childhood he played a number of instruments and even </li></ul><ul><li>sang in school functions. </li></ul><ul><li>Paris had a very strong influence on his mind. He continued </li></ul><ul><li>his education in Paris. On one hand he was exposed to Indian </li></ul><ul><li>music and of equal importance was his knowledge of Western </li></ul><ul><li>ways. This made him a master in the world of music. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>It was in 1938 that he moved back to India to begin his formal training. </li></ul><ul><li>He introduced himself to Ustaad Allauddin Khan, affectionately known </li></ul><ul><li>as Baba.He also continued to travel back and forth between India and </li></ul><ul><li>the West.1966 was an important year for him.  It was during this time </li></ul><ul><li>that George Harrison of the Beatles became his student. </li></ul><ul><li>He has won many awards including the Bharat Ratna, several </li></ul><ul><li>Grammy awards, numerous honorary Doctorates. </li></ul><ul><li>But his life wasn’t easy. His mother died when he was very </li></ul><ul><li>young. There was the failed first marriage to Annapurna Devi, and the </li></ul><ul><li>premature death of his son.  </li></ul><ul><li>He is presently married to Sukanya, and their daughter Anoushka </li></ul><ul><li>Shankar , is a respected sitarist in her own right.  One other daughter </li></ul><ul><li>who has made a very big name for herself is the Nora Jones, the </li></ul><ul><li>famous singer. </li></ul>
  7. 8. ZAKIR HUSSAIN
  8. 9. ZAKIR HUSSAIN <ul><li>The exponent who got tabla to centre stage was born on 9 March 1951. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Mumbai to well known tabla player Ustaad Alla Rakha </li></ul><ul><li>in India and is a graduate from St. Xavier's, Mumbai. </li></ul><ul><li>Zakir Hussain was a child prodigy and was touring by the age of twelve. </li></ul><ul><li>Zakir Hussain has performed throughout the world as a soloist . He </li></ul><ul><li>has completed courses in Chinese, African and Indonesian music </li></ul><ul><li>at the University of Washington in Seattle and since has been active </li></ul><ul><li>in fusion of music from several countries, particularly drums and </li></ul><ul><li>percussion. </li></ul><ul><li>He married Antonia Minnecola, a Kathak dancer and teacher. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>He was awarded the titles of Padma Bhushan in 2002 and </li></ul><ul><li>Padma Shri in 1988.He became the youngest percussionist </li></ul><ul><li>to be awarded these by the Indian Government. </li></ul><ul><li>On 8 th February 2009, he won the Grammy Award in the </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary World Music Album . </li></ul>
  10. 11. M S SUBBULAKSHMI
  11. 12. M.S.SUBBULAKSHMI <ul><li>Madurai Shanmukhavadivu (M.S) Subbulakshmi, the nightingale of </li></ul><ul><li>Carnatic music was born in  Madurai, Tamil Nadu on September  16, </li></ul><ul><li>1916 to noted Veena player Shanmukhavadivu and lawyer Subramania </li></ul><ul><li>Iyer.Young Kunchamma as she was called and her siblings was </li></ul><ul><li>brought up in a musical environment. Her mother used to play violin </li></ul><ul><li>and rehearse constantly and Kunchamma used to listen and hum ragas </li></ul><ul><li>along with the Veena and the Nadaswaram recitals frequently heard </li></ul><ul><li>from the temple. Her first Guru was Madurai Srinivasa Iyengar. </li></ul><ul><li>She did her formal schooling only till class 5th and music became the </li></ul><ul><li>world for her. She also learned Hindustani music from Pandit Narayan </li></ul><ul><li>Rao Vyas for a short while. Her first recording was at the age of ten, </li></ul><ul><li>when she recorded a couple of songs. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>In 1940 she married Thiagaraja Sadasivam, a well known figure in the </li></ul><ul><li>Madras Congress circle, at Thiruneermalai. </li></ul><ul><li>Subbalakshmi has been the recipient of the highest awards and </li></ul><ul><li>honors the nation could bestow upon an artist and signification. </li></ul><ul><li>She has earned doctorates from famed universities and her divine </li></ul><ul><li>voice has earned acclaim from big and famous personalities like </li></ul><ul><li>Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and many more. In 1998, </li></ul><ul><li>she was the first musician to receive the highest civilian award 'Bharat </li></ul><ul><li>Ratna' from the President of India. Padma Bhushan(1954), Padma </li></ul><ul><li>Vibhushan(1975), Ramon Magsaysay award (1974) are some of the </li></ul><ul><li>major awards she has received.   </li></ul><ul><li>She remains the simple, neat, devout, down to earth person she </li></ul><ul><li>always was and having a genuine interest in others. She passed away </li></ul><ul><li>at the age of 88. </li></ul>
  13. 14. USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN
  14. 15. USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN <ul><li>Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a highly acclaimed Indian sarod </li></ul><ul><li>player and composer was born on March 21 1946. Khan </li></ul><ul><li>was born to Hafiz Ali Khan, is the sixth-generation sarod </li></ul><ul><li>player in his family. His forefathers came from Afghanistan </li></ul><ul><li>to India and brought the Rabab which later developed into </li></ul><ul><li>Sarod. </li></ul><ul><li>He was taught by his father Hafiz Ali Khan , a musician to </li></ul><ul><li>the royal family of Gwalior . </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Khan is married to Subbulakshmi and has two sons Ayaan </li></ul><ul><li>Amaan are already set to carry their Father's legacy to the </li></ul><ul><li>next generation of Hindustani Music and Sarod . </li></ul><ul><li>He was awarded India's second highest civilian award, the </li></ul><ul><li>Padma Vibhushan in 2001. And he was awarded the </li></ul><ul><li>Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in 2004. On April 8, 2007, he </li></ul><ul><li>got international recognition too. He was honoured with the </li></ul><ul><li>Key to the City award by Kathy Taylor Mayor of Tulsa , </li></ul><ul><li>Oklahoma state, for his long-standing contribution to the </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Classical Music . </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  16. 18. SHANKAR EHSAAN LOY <ul><li>Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (S-E-L) is an acclaimed Indian </li></ul><ul><li>musical trio consisting of Shankar Mahadevan , Ehsan </li></ul><ul><li>Noorani and Loy Mendonsa . </li></ul><ul><li>Each member of this trio brings his own unique talents and </li></ul><ul><li>experiences to the group.Together they combine the </li></ul><ul><li>Carnatic and Hindustani vocal tradition (Shankar), Western </li></ul><ul><li>Rock (Ehsaan) and a deep understanding of fusion over </li></ul><ul><li>the Electronic Synthesizer (Loy). </li></ul>
  17. 19. <ul><li>The trio won several awards including </li></ul><ul><li>Filmfare awards , RD Burman award and In </li></ul><ul><li>2004, they bagged the National award . </li></ul>
  18. 20. THANK YOU <ul><li>This presentation has been prepared by – </li></ul><ul><li>RAKHI AGGARWAL </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS-9 th </li></ul><ul><li>ST. MARK’S SENIOR SECONDARY PUBLIC SCHOOL </li></ul>
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