Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Ali Akbar Khan 1970 'Ragas of India: Raga Madhabi, Raga Khammaj'

Hi friends. Here is a little surprise I found in a local store. I didn't have it in my collection yet. It was in great condition. There was a set of Signatures Series CDs released with a few of the Connoisseur Society recordings on them (these track were included on Vol. 2) - all of very good quality, but here is the LP in case you want to compare. The CD has a warm, rounder sound, whereas the vinyl is a little brighter. Hope you enjoy. By the way, I have no idea why anyone thought it was appropriate to put a pair of breasts on the cover of this album, but it is what it is!

Label: Connoisseur Society ‎– CS-2020

Tracks:
A - Raga Madhabi
B - Raga Khammaj

 
FLAC unaltered



Digitised with: Project Essential II Turntable, Ortofon Red Stylus, recorded as WAV 16/48 in Audacity and saved unaltered (apart from track separation/info tags) as FLAC, and then separately edited with: Clickrepair (low settings) then slight reduction on surface noise + normalised to -2.0db in Audacity and exported as FLAC and MP3 320kbps.

18 comments:

  1. Many thanks Kirrin for another Ustad Ali Akbar Khan gem !

    cheers,
    PS.

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  2. Thanks very much for this gem and the previous Ravi Shankar gems.
    I think perhaps this record found you, not the other way round!
    Either way well done, so kind to share this great music. May more music come to you!

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  3. Thank You! Lovely LP with the legendary Mahapurush Misra on tabla!

    https://archive.org/details/AliAkbarKhanAndMahapurushMisra/Mahapurush+Misra-_1.mov

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  4. You have a great taste in music. Did you ever had any Kundalini experience due to listening the hindustani classical music?

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  5. Thank you for sharing the beautiful music!!!

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  6. Te extrañamos.....
    Para todo lo que hagas o emprendas....
    Solo éxito....

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  7. namaskar
    Thanks for these great recordings.
    you mentioned you had few more south indian classical
    can you perhaps tell me which to see if i do have them.
    im born and live in Johannesburg South Africa , i gteach carnatic music for the past 35 years
    im at
    Rajanpadiachi@icloud.com
    whatsapp +27 083 453 7323

    thanks so much
    Rajan

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  8. Thank you for the great music.

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  9. Breasts on the cover are most appropriate, especially considering how women hungry Allu Khan was!

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  10. Wow! Thank you for sharing this priceless treasure

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