Hindustani music, a classical musical tradition of northern and central India, can be traced back to Vedic times, around 1000 BC. On today’s edition of Please Explain
we’ll take a look at India’s rich culture of music and its trademark instruments. Tabla player Dibyarka Chatterjee,
and sitar player K. V. Mahabala
join us to talk about the history and traditions of Indian classical music, and to perform.