Anthology of Indian Classical Music – A Tribute to Alain Daniélou

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The Anthology of Indian Classical Music – A Tribute to Alain Danielou
Hindu God Sree Krishna playing a flute
Anthology of Indian Classical Music Cover Art
Live album by Alain Danielou
Released 1997
Recorded 1950-1955
Genre Indian classical music
Length 2:45:42
Label AUVIDIS/UNESCO, D-8270
Producer UNESCO

The Anthology of Indian Classical Music – A Tribute to Alain Daniélou is 1997 edition of Alain Danielou's Anthology of Indian Classical Music.

Background[edit]

This collection was originally recorded by Alain Danielou for the International Music Council (UNESCO) between 1950-1955 and was published in 1966. As a tribute to Alain Daniélou, UNESCO re-issued the album on 1997 as Anthology of Indian Classical Music - A Tribute to Alain Daniélou. [1] The introductory text is by Serge Moreux.

Musical style, writing, composition[edit]

The album contains Indian classical music performances by some of the prominent Indian musicians at that time.

Artwork, packaging[edit]

The album comes as a 3 CD compilation.[2]

Accolades[edit]

The series received the "Diapason d'Or " award and the "Grand Prix du Disque" in 1998.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. Le Mode Bhairavi (Raghunath Prasanna, Durga Prasanna, Katvaru Lal) - 3:17
  2. Khyal (Mohin Ud Din Dagar, Amin Ud Din Dagar) - 6:24
  3. Le Mode Ahiri-Lalita (Ravi Shankar) - 5:40
  4. Le Mode Malkosh ( Mishra Shyam Lal & D.K. Chatterji) -5:56
  5. Le Mode Todî (Narayan Das Mishra & Mishra Shyam Lal ) - 3:39
  6. Gat (Svami D.R. Parvatikar) - 3:12
  7. Tabla Solo (Chaturial) - 3:26
  8. Sitar, Sarode Et Tabla (Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Khan & Chaturial) - 13:51
  9. Alap (Mohin Ud Din Dagar & Amin Ud Din Dagar) - 3:49
  10. Le Mode Sindhi-Bhairavi (Ali Akbar Khan) - 5:01

Disc 2[edit]

  1. Thumri (Raghunath Prasanna & Motilal) - 3:21
  2. Svara Mandala (Svami D.R. Parvatikar) - 3:10
  3. Bhajana (Nandan Prasad & Mishra Shyam Lal) - 5:57
  4. Le Mode Suha Kamode (Svami D.R. Parvatikar) - 12:42
  5. Jatisvaram (Bala Sarasvati Orchestra) - 4:01
  6. Alapana (P.R. Balasubrahmanyam) - 2:30
  7. Alapana (K.S. Pichiappa, K.M. Dakshinamurti, T. Subrahmanya Pillai & Muthu Kumaram) - 3:18
  8. Kriti (Kamala Krishnamurti) - 5:00
  9. Tirmana (K. Ganeshan) - 0:59
  10. Le Mode Varali (D. K. Pattammal, Tiruvallur Subrahmanyam, Palghat Kunjumani & Shiva Pattamal) - 9:48
  11. Ganesha Kumara (Budalur Krishnamurti Shastri, Varahur Muthusvami Aiyar & Tinniyam Venkatarama Aiyar) - 4:34

Disc 3[edit]

  1. Pallavi (Mudi Kondan C. Venkatarama, Vellore Gopalachari, M. Chandrasekaran & Karaikudi Mutha) - 6:06
  2. Javali (T. Viswanathan & T. Ranganathan) - 4:03
  3. Pallavi (Unknown Artist) - 9:02
  4. Javali (D. K. Pattammal, Kalyan Krishna Bhagavatar & Karaikudi Muttu Aiyar) - 2:52
  5. Sdhincene (Kalyan Krishna Bhagavatar, Devakotai Narayana Iyengar & Karaikudi Mutha) - 4:57
  6. Varnam (Radha Shri Ram Orchestra) - 4:00
  7. Varnam (S. Vidya) - 3:09
  8. Varnam (Bala Saravasti Orchestra) - 7:17
  9. Sandehamunu (T. Viswanathan & T. Ranganathan) - 4:49
  10. Ninyako (Tiruvallur Subrahmanyam, D. K. Pattammal, Palghat Kunjumani & Shiva Pattamal) - 4:25
  11. Solo De Mridangam (Muthu Kumaram) - 3:34
  12. Jnana Vinayakané (Radha Shri Ram Orchestra) - 1:42

Personnel[edit]

Credits[edit]

  • Jacques Brunet - Liner Notes
  • Noriko Aikawa - Liner Notes
  • Serge Moreux - Liner Notes
  • Jacques Cloarec - Liner Notes, Photography
  • Raymond Burnier - Photography
  • S. Bassouls - Photography
  • Alain Daniélou - Recording, Photography, Illustration(Inside Drawnings), Liner Notes

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