Shobha gurtur, 1925-2005. Foughter of minakshi shirodker,
A distinguished singer and dancer, trained in Jaipur atrauli gharana, Shobha grutu was trained by Natthan khan. Her father-in-law Narayana nath Gurtu perfected her urdu wording and singing Gazals. Awardee Sangeeta-Nataka academy and Padmashree
Pakhwaj, on e of the earliest percussion instruments
Temple percussion instrument played for auspicious songs
Shaila Savur. Born 1935.
Savur Shila dinakar disciple of Mohan chikkaramanne, S.C.R. bhat and dinakar kaikini. Sageet visharad of bharatiya vidya bhavan. Mumbai received tanpura as gift from president of India for topping the list.
Distinguished Bharatanatyam dancer
Krishna obstructing path of Gopies. Reproduction Painting of shubha rai
Participants in "Swarasadhanotsav" Bombay
Sarangi fest. In Bhopal
Late Abdul latif khan of Bhopal. An outstanding sarangi player at sarangi sammelan. 1993, with Ramanarayan Mohan Nadkarni
Gopis complaining to yashodha about the mischief's of Krishna and Balarama. Reproduction of Shobha rai's paintings
Maradur is a disciple of Basavaraj Rajaguru in Hindustani classical vocal music
Ustad Faiyaz Khan
Distinguished Hindustani classical vocalist, court of Maharaja, Mysore
Vocalist Siddheshwari Devi (1903-1977)
One of the four pillar of Tumri and Khayal, she learnt from her aunt Rajeshwari Devi, whose royal patron was Shayajji Rao Gaikwad, the Maharaja of Baroda.
Bhim sen Joshi at a concert
Distinguished tabala player of Dharwad to accompanied Mallikarjun mansur
Naushad Ali with Anita Sen, Sushilarani Baburao Patel
Bombay, circa 1994-1996
During his schooling and even later he learnt from all the stalwarts from the three main Gharanas Jaipur (Ratnakant Ramnathkar),Gwalior Jagannathbua Purohit, C>R>Vyas) and Agra (Vilayat Hussain, Azmat Hussain) and formed his own Gayaki.
Ashok Bhajpai of Bharat bhawan bhopal.
extreme right is Ashoka Bhajpai.
Hindustani Classical Vocalist Vilayat Hussain Khan
Related to Fayyaz Khan of Baroda, his son Younus Khan was also a great singer.
He was a respected Teacher of the 20th century and Raja Kale, Prabhakakar Karekar, Shounak Abhisheki and scores of Youngsters like Devaki Pandit were trained by him.
In performance at the first Mumbai Tajya sageet-Mritya Mahotsava in Mumbai in 1956. Accompanying him is V.G. Karnad (on his right) and Nikhil Ghosh, his eminent younger brother on the tabla (to his extreme left)
Shirali Vishudas mangesh. 1907-1984
Vocal,orchestral and light music Artist.Born in a family of Keertankar, he was interested to the care of legendary musicians Vishunu Digambar Paluskar at 12. later he learned from allauddin khan and joined uday shankar's troop.He toured all over the world
The Nagara and Choughada Drums
The Nagara, temple percussion instrument
Bhim sen Joshi at a Concert
Gopika vastrapaharara, Reproduction of Shobha rai's painting
The Jal tarang instrument.
Bhimsen Joshi (on left) with India Gandhi
Bombay, Circa 1960
Artist meeting from left. Ashok bhajpai. Mohan nadkarni, Kumar gandharva, nowshad, mani kaul, Jappar patel and other
Vishnu das magesh shirali, 1907-1984
At a young age he studied under starwards. Like D.V. Paluskar, with Omkar nath thakoor and narayan rao vyas, the recipient of Sangeet nataka academy award. He was director of Music for udaya shankara's filmic dance extravaganza "Kalpana".
Sawai Gandharva (Rambhavu Kundugolker) (1886-1952)
Dr. Pandit Mallikarjun in his 20's. Greatest exponent of Jaipur, Atroli gharana.
Dr. Mansur was known for his versatility. He is known for rendering rare raga's. which he learnt from his gurus Alladiya khan, and guruji khan.His range from raga's to vacana's, he is astounding.
Hindustani version of South-Indian veena
Saiduddin dagger of dagger parampara.
he is specialized in Daggar parampara of Drupad singing. He is the 19th generation exponent of drupad singing right from tansen, based in Pune, he is also on the faculty of Dhrupad academy Bhopal.
Group of ghana instruments
He was extremely innovative as was proved by his konkani compositions which unfortunately are lost to posterity! He composed music to not less than 12 Marathi plays and is considered as the savior of modern Marathi Musical Theatre.
Bhimsen Joshi at Concert
Joshi at the release of his biography Bhimsen Joshi -- The Man and His Music, 1983
Swara mandal, The Instrument
Veena, The Instrument
Nadkarni family, Devdat, Manmohan, and Sunochana
Light classical and Bhajan singer of repute
Jitendra abhishek with Mohan nadkarni
Devdatta, Jitendra, Mohan, and Sulochana
The late sarala bhide, in 1994
A brilliant light cut-short. Disciple of Shobha gurutu, kumara gandharwa, and narayana daata was caught in an accident and her promising feature came to an end
Bhimsen joshi Addressing a Gathering
Nagaswara, veena, Triputavadya,
Musical instruments on show
Chandra shekara kuranik mat, Hindustani classical Vocal