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MELODIC FLUTE RECITAL PERFORMANCE BY MAESTRO RAVINDER SINGH

Melodic Flute Recital  Performance by  Maestro Ravinder Singh

Mar 20 2015|Tagore Theater,Chandigarh

The second day of 45th Pracheen Kala Kendra Nritya and Sangeet Sammelan witnessed a scintillating Flute recital by Flute maestro Ravinder Singh.

Carrying forward the melodic splendor of opening day the Kirana ghrana flute maestro Ravinder Singh a commenced with a soulful recital of raag Kirwani on flute to mark day Two of the ongoing festival.

Carrying forward the melodic splendor of opening day the Kirana ghrana flute maestro Ravinder Singh a commenced with a soulful recital of raag Kirwani on flute to mark day Two of the ongoing festival. Through a reposeful alaap he established the raga form and bared its melodic character to perfection and embellished with the crisp jod alaap before presenting a composition in Madhya laya set to Roopak tal which later melted into faster rhythmic pattern of Teen tal. With young Punjab ghrana Tabla exponent Mehmood Khan the versatile maestro moved on to yet another raga ‘ Jansamohini’ through a brief alaap. He doled out two compositions in Madhya laya and Roopak tal and another in Drut laya and teen tal. He concluded the captivating recital with a dhun in raga Mishar Khamaj and Khemta tal. Displaying a synchronization and chemistry the duo weaved out spontaneous melodic patterns , taans and improvisations to win applause from the audience .

Mr. Ravinder Singh started playing flute at a tender age of 10 only.Born at Lahore in the year 1944,he was settled at Ludhiana after the India Pakistan Partition.After passing his higher secondary in the year 1962 from the Govt .Hr.Sec School,he was shifted to Chandigarh.He learnt classical music from Jaggish Mitter Ji and obtained the degree of sangit Praveen from Prayag Sangit samiti,Allahabad in the year 1970.

He is an approved B. High grade flutist of All India Radio and Doordarshan in the Instrumental classical(Flute) Since 1978.He has given his flute accompaniment in about 6000 music albums during the period from 1984-2007.