Ox Intervention

Told by Gurudas Ghosh
Obtained by Aloke Narayan Mitra
Date 29 January, 2015
Place Santragachhi, Howrah
On Gurudas Ghosh Well-known Pakhawaj Player.
Key-words Durlabh Chandra Bhattacharya, conservative, tabla, pakhawaj, profane instrument, Bramhin, baijee, entertainers, khyal, Kana Keshto, Krishna Chandra Dey, Ox play to stop Dhrupad concert. 1940’s.
Language Bengali

Note: Sri Ghosh later informed us to note that he talked about Krishna Chandra Dey and NOT Krishnadhan Bandyopadhyay.

Gurudas Ghosh speaks:

Keramatullah Khan’s Sitar and the Peacock

Told by Gurudas Ghosh
Obtained by Aloke Narayan Mitra
Date 29 January, 2015
Place Santragachhi, Howrah
On Gurudas Ghosh Well-known Pakhawaj Player.
Key-words Mallick-bari, Pathuriaghata, Bengal Music Conference, Keramatullah Khan sitar player, jhala, speed-competition, Peacock intervention, 1940’s
Language Bengali

Gurudas Ghosh speaks:

 

Some Glimpses of the late 19th century Pakhawaj Players : In and Around Calcutta

Told by Gurudas Ghosh
Obtained by Aloke Narayan Mitra
Date 29 January, 2015
Place Santragachhi, Howrah
On Gurudas Ghosh Well-known Pakhawaj Player.
Key-words Hari Shankar Ghosh, Mridanga, Durlabh Chandra Bhattacharya, Collapsible Howrah Bridge, zamindar, rich people, baithak, yatra style, jatra style, male singer in female voice, 1885-86, 1890’s, Pyari Mohan Das,
Language Bengali

Gurudas Ghosh speaks:

Lal Chand Boral: Pakhawaj to Vocal

Told by Nayak Chand Baral
Obtained by Sanjoy Bandopadhyay
Date 13 January 2015
Place Sangeet Bhavan, Rabindra Bharati Unievrsity, 56A, B.T. Road Campus, Kolkata 700050
About Subrata Roy Chaudhury Dhrupad singer, attached to Rabindra Bharati University
Key words Lal Chand Boral, Baral, Pakhawaj, vocal, Bowbazar Street, late 19th century
Language English

Nayak Chand Baral speaks:

Ustad Amir Khan’s Introductory Concert in Calcutta

Told by Subrata Roy Chaudhury
Obtained by Sanjoy Bandopadhyay
Date 14 December 2014
Place At Kolkata residence of Pt. Subrata Roy Chaudhury 6, Canal Street, Kolkata 700014
About Subrata Roy Chaudhury Well-known sitar player, scholar
Key words Amir Khan, Jhankar, Pradyumna Mukherjee, Purabi Mukherjee, A. Kanan, Vasant Bahar, Ramdasi Malhar, Dixon Lane, 1950’s
Language English

Subrata Roy Chaudhury speaks:

Versatile Pandit Jnan Prakash Ghosh

 

Told by Subrata Roy Chaudhury
Obtained by Sanjoy Bandopadhyay
Date 14 December 2014
Place At Kolkata residence of Pt. Subrata Roy Chaudhury 6, Canal Street, Kolkata 700014
About Subrata Roy Chaudhury Well-known sitar player, scholar
Key words Jnan Prakash Ghosh, Masidulla Khan, Masid Khan, Girija Shankar Chakraborty, slide guitar, tabla, singing, vocal music, Dixon Lane, Jhankar, Suresh Chandra Chakraborty, Radhika Mohan Maitra, Samta Prasad, Ahmedjan Thirakawa, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Baithak, diplomas, B.V. Keskar,
Language English

Subrata Roy Chaudhury speaks:

 

Ustd. Hafiz Ali Khan: A Longer Piece

Told by Subrata Roy Chaudhury
Obtained by Sanjoy Bandopadhyay
Date 14 December 2014
Place At Kolkata residence of Pt. Subrata Roy Chaudhury 6, Canal Street, Kolkata 700014
About Subrata Roy Chaudhury Well-known sitar player, scholar
Key words 1961, Hafiz Ali Khan, Khoka Maharaj, Birendra Kishore Roy Chaudhury, sarod, Amjad Ali Khan, Bageshree, southern Kolkata, Kesarbai Kerkar, Ahmedjan Thirakwa, Dover Lane, Alla Rakha.
Language English

 Subrata Roy Chaudhury speaks:

Nikhil Banerjee: A Kolkata Signature?

Told by Subrata Roy Chaudhury
Obtained by Sanjoy Bandopadhyay
Date 14 December 2015
Place At Kolkata residence of Pt. Subrata Roy Chaudhury 6, Canal Street, Kolkata 700014
About Subrata Roy Chaudhury Well-known sitar player, scholar
Key words Nikhil Banerjee, Mushtaq Ali Khan, Barkatullah Khan, Lynton Street, practicing, John Gomes, Chittagong, Pathuriaghata House, All Bengal Music Competition, , Radhika Mohan Maitra, Rajshahi, Chakraberia Road, Birendra Kishore Roy Chaudhury, Harmonium, Allauddin Khan, Mosque, Ravi Shankar, Jod, Ladi-Jor, Gamak-Jor, Ali Akbar Khan, 1950’s, Annapurna Devi, conservative society, Enayetkhani baaj, Maihar baaj, Calcutta Gharana.
Language English

Subrata Roy Chaudhury speaks