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Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan
Do u know the names of these music maestros?

Pandit Hari Pra...
Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan

Do u Know this Music Maestro?
Ustad Bismillah Khan- Shehnai ...
Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan
The sound of shehnai is considered
auspicious. That’s why it ...
Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan
Bismillah khan took to music early in life when he
was 3 year...
Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan
He played Raag Kafi on shehnai on 15
August, 1947 from Red fo...
Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan

National awards like the Padmashri, the Padma
Bhushan and th...
Part II

2. The Sound of Music
The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan

Ustad Bismillah Khan’s life is a perfect example of the rich...
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  1. 1. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan Do u know the names of these music maestros? Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasiya- Fluet Player Ustad amzad Ali khan-Sarod Player Ustad Zakir Hussian-Tabla Player Pandit Ravishankar-Sitar Player ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR
  2. 2. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan Do u Know this Music Maestro? Ustad Bismillah Khan- Shehnai Maestro Tell the name of this instrument. Now tell the name of this musical instrument. Pungi Shehnai Emperor Aurangzeb banned the playing of pungi because of its unplesant sound. Pungi’s tonal quality was improved by a nai (barbar) of sah (emperor Aurnangeb); hence it was named as shehnai. ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR
  3. 3. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan The sound of shehnai is considered auspicious. That’s why it is played in temples and is inseparable part of North Indian weddings. As a five-year old, Bismillah Khan played gillidanda near a pond in the ancient estate of Dumraon in Bihar. ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR
  4. 4. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan Bismillah khan took to music early in life when he was 3 years old in the company of his maternal uncle. His life is a source of simplicity and communal harmony from the very beginning when he used to sing ‘ Chiata’ in Bihariji temple and practicing shehnai in Vishnu temple and Mangala Maiya temple of Banaras(Varanasi). Bismillah khan got his big break with the opening of All India Radio in Lucknow in 1938. ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR
  5. 5. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan He played Raag Kafi on shehnai on 15 August, 1947 from Red fort in presence of Pandit Jawagarlal Nehru, who later gave his famous ‘Tryst with Destiny’ speech. ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR
  6. 6. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan National awards like the Padmashri, the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan were conferred on him. In 2001, Ustad Bismillah Khan was awarded India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna. ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR
  7. 7. Part II 2. The Sound of Music The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan Ustad Bismillah Khan’s life is a perfect example of the rich, cultural heritage of India. ARUN RICHHARIYA TGT ENGLISH , JNV MANDSAUR

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