Wednesday, July 8th

by musicclipoftheday

sounds of India
day three

Shivkumar [AKA Shiv Kumar] Sharma (1938-), santoor
Raag Hamsadhwani, live


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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Indian music calls for surrender. Of what? Busyness. Distractability. Impatience.

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reading table

[S]ince we do float on an unknown sea, I think we should examine the other floating things that come our way carefully; who knows what might depend on it?

—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), letter to Robert Lowell