Episode #1809

Program #1809

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Sunday, August 18, 2002

Wasifuddin Dagar, vocalist in the ancient Indian tradition known as dhrupad, performs in the WNYC studio and discusses the unbroken 20-generation chain of performers in the Dagar family.

PROGRAM #1809, with Faiyaz Wasifuddin Dagar, live





Indra Kishore Mishra

The Lyrical Tradition of Dhrupad, Vol. 3

Rag Bageshri, excerpt [1:30]

Makar #CD014. 9 rue Quincampoix, 75004 Paris, France.

Faiyaz Wasifuddin Dagar & ensemble


Rag Chandrakauns [10:00]

Rag Bihag/Rag Durga [17:00]

Wasif Dagar's father and uncle have recorded numerous classic CDs of Indian dhrupad as the "Dagar Brothers." Their CDs are now hard to find but still available in better online or retail outlets.

Ensemble Gilles Binchois & Aruna Sairam Ensemble

Live, Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, June 26, 2000

Gurunata/Kyrie [7:00]

For further information on this annual festival of world sacred music traditions in Morocco, visit

*In most better stores; in NY, try J&R on Park Row, Tower Records, Virgin megastore at Times Square, HMV, Other Music on 3rd St., etc.

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