East Blends West - Western Classical

    East Blends West - Western Classical (Music, Audio CD)

    East Blends West - Western Classical  (Music, Audio CD)

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    For the FIRST TIME EVER, this is an original Indian album paying tribute to Western Classical Music with authentic Indian interpretations of Western Classical tracks using Indian instruments like the Sitar, Flute, Santoor, Sarod, Tabla.

    Included in this album are classics made famous by legends like Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi and many more!

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    • Artist
      • Various
    • Title
      • East Blends West - Western Classical
    • Category
      • Music
    • Format
      • Audio CD
    • Language
      • English
    • Year
      • 2011
    • Label
      • EMI
    • Track Listing
      • 1. Swan Lake Op.20 - Scene (Shehnai) - Lokesh Anand
        2. Symphony 40 In G Minor (Sarangi) - Murad Ali Khan
        3. Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor Fur Elise (Santoor) - Sudhir Gautam
        4. Serenade 13 In G Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Singht Music) (Sitar) - Fateh Ali Khan
        5. The Four Seasons Spring (Flute) - Kiran Kumar Sharma
        6. Carmina Burana O Fortuna (Violin) - Sharat Chandra Srivastava
        7. Symphony 25 In G Minor Allegro Con Brio (Violin) - Sharat Chandra Srivastava
        8. Symphony No.9 Ode To Joy (Guitar) - Neel Ranjan Mukherjee
        9. Piano Sonata No.11 In A Major (Veena) - Vidushi Saraswati Rajagopalan
        10. Peer Gynt - Prelude To Act 4 Morning (Carnatic Flute) - G. Raghuraman
        11. Yumeji Theme - In The Mood For Love (Sarod) - Mukesh Sharma
    Ratings and Reviews
    3 Ratings &
    3 Reviews
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    This is a beautiful album...

    This is a beautiful album worth every rupee you spend on it. I specially wanted to hear Fur Elise and it's played differently, unique, a pleasure to listen to. But I loved all the other pieces as well....They are not just a copy to copy of Western music, nor are they so freakily 'different' that they make no sense, instead there is the individual input and interpretation by the Indian musician resulting in a delicious collection. Buy it!

    Sunita Kapur

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    11 Jan, 2012

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    A brilliant effort. A must for western classical enthusiasts.

    I never imagined I would listen to mozart's symphonies in veena and sitar. This is a great work of fusion by various artists that gives 'classical' a rare sense of maturity and sensibility. While each piece is performed on various instruments as a center piece, it also successfully blends a common sound throughout the album. Totally loved it.

    rohan babu

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    2 Oct, 2011

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    The Best Fusion Experience Ever

    Does full justice to the magnificence and genius of Western classical. The titles chosen leave nothing to be desired and the improvisation using Indian instruments blends so seamlessly and exquisitely that it almost creates a new genre. It also makes the central piece of the original title stand out in all its brilliance. This album has the potential to make you appreciate the beauty of both Western and Indian classical even if you have not been able to do so before.

    Saurav Sengupta

    Certified Buyer

    22 Sep, 2011

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