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Film-screenings 2014


OCTOBER 17, 2014 at ALLIANCE FRANCAISE

Khayal

Director : Usha Deshpande
Language : English
Runtime : 78 minutes

Summary:

The film captures the sitar maestro Ravi Shankar and the santoor maestro Shiv Kumar Sharma explaining their concepts of a raga, a gharana, and their world of music.

Sruti and the Graces in Indian Music

Director : Shyam Benegal
Language : English
Runtime : 14 minutes

Summary:

The Indian melody is made up of notes which are related purely by continuity. There is no such thing in Indian music as an exact quarter tone, but there are sharps that are sharper than the sharps of the diatonic scale and flats which are flatter.