135. JBA — Amjad Ali Khan — 29 min
The Music of North India Series
Amjad Ali Khan lives in New Delhi. He is a musician who teaches his pupils by the traditional manner in which he himself studied with his uncle, practicing in a group, copying the master, repeating and perfecting. He goes to an instrument shop where sitars, sarods and tampuras are made, using traditional materials and craftsmanship. He gives a concert in his hometown of Gwalior in Central India, in the palace of the Maharajah of Gwalior. The sarod is a deep-toned stringed instrument resembling the guitar.
Producer — James Beveridge / James Beveridge and Associates Ltd.
Camera — Marco Guimaraes
Sound — H. Dev
Editor — Margaret Beveridge