'Percussion of Northern India' Album Launch in Delhi, India
The Music of Northern India is a motley collection of musical instruments and concepts as a mixture of cultural and religious sentiments as sampled from traditional Hindu themes and Persian impressions. It is also known as Hindustani Sangeet, where Islamic influences caused Hindu music to absorb some practices and interpretation from several centuries of exposure to arrangements administered during the time of Islamic rule over Northern India.The Percussions of the Northern India album is a compilation of Jugalbandi (fusion of Northern India Percussion instrument.) It includes the Pakhawaj, Tabla, Nagada and Dholak. The first ever and extraordinary album compilation of Percussion performances by the leading and nationally recognized artists like Pt. Basant Lal, Pt. Jwala Prasad, Pt. Subash Nirwan along with other reputable artists. Six compositions constitute the album where each Indian classical rhythmarrangement comes with an exuberant tone, style and designs and holds a rich historical and cultural value.
Kapil Srivastava, founder of guitarmonk, conceptualized this album under guitarmonk records label.