Raga Yaman - How it Sounds

I'll start with this raga by showing some examples to listen to. If you want to understand a raga you need to start to understand the feelings and emotions it conveys.

This is a video of one of my favourite sitarists, Shujaat Khan, son of the legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan. This is a very unusual rendition of Yaman, as usual Shujaat's style sets him apart from most other musicians

The next one is a beautiful version and I think it displays the characteristics of Yaman very well. Shivkumar Sharma & Shafaat Ahmed Khan -

Yaman Kalyan is technically (depending on who you ask) a different raga than Yaman but the difference is so slight that it's hardly worth mentioning here at the moment. Such an incredible performance by Ustad Imrat Khan -

Another master of Indian music - Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar

Lovely flute rendition -

A nice bit of sarod -


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K. Chalupa said...

I love it when artists show how into their music they are. The sounds are beautiful and their ability shows.

claudia said...

I love this music!

Wazabiii said...

What an amazing instrument

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