Afternoon Romance

Instrumental | Santoor Recital
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  • Ranjeet Pathak

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  • Ranjeet started his training in Santoor at the tender age of six under the guidance of his father Shri Deochandra Pathak, himself a well renowned Tabla Player. Ranjeet is the grandson of late Ramchandra Pathak (An eminent Ishraj Player) & late Padmashree Pandit Shiyaram Tiwari (An eminent classical vocal). Ranjeet was awarded a scholarship for learning music from SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY. He has also been awarded Sangeet Prabhakar in vocal from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad. 
    Ranjeet has had the privilege of learning under the guidance of Santoor Maestro Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya (in the tradition of guru-disciple system). Maestro Bhattacharya is the sole Santoor instrumental artist of Maihar Gharana established by late Baba Allauddin in late 19th century, and later let by Pandit Ravi Shankar. Ranjeet is an established prominent artist of India. He has been a feature as a regular classical  musician on All India Radio, Zee TV, and Sahara TV. He is a graded artist from All India Radio, Mumbai. Ranjeet is uniquely gifted in Indian Vocal Classical Music where he learned Classical Vocal from a great Thumri Maestro Pandit. Kameshwar Pathak (Ranjeet’s paternal grand father). He has performed simultaneously on the Santoor and singing classical ragas.
    Ranjeet has recieved numerous awards, one of which is the highly reputable “SUR MANI”  award he received in 2004 from Sur Singar Samshad and “SANGEET RATAN” from Los Angeles, USA. Playing the Santoor is no small feature in itself. Ranjeet has performed extensively in India, Spain, Holland and USA. In Europe, he is well known for his contributions to the fusion of western and eastern music. 
    Ranjeet has developed musical scores that have fascinated, tantalized and gained respect from audiences young and old. He is considered a genius in some circles. Ranjeet is intimately involved with the Nupur Dance Academy (NDA), USA.

  • 1. Romance the beginning -- Aalap, jod & jhala    22.0  min
    2. Passonate love -- Gat in maseetkhani (Teen taal 16 beats)  18.0 min
    3. Heights of desire   -- Gat(drut teen taal)  20.0 min
    4. The feel  -- Mishra pahadi  12.0 min

    Accompaniment :
    Ajeet Pathak ( Tabla )   


Type : Audio CD
Item(s) : 1
Coupling No. : CD-BMC-458
Released : August-2015
Pkg Type : Hard Bound 2-Folder
Net Wt. : 56 gms

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