His music is soothing and
spellbinding. It has the power to transport his audience to the realm of the
Divine. Minna Zutshi strings together Pandit
Jasrajís striking notes.
a rich, sonorous voice and it comes like a gust of cool breeze on a hot,
blistering day. Within a few minutes (it could very well be a nano-second
or an hour or an eternity, as you lose track of time), you find yourself
awash with peace, and your entire being is suffused with serenity. Your
spiritual sojourn has started. No wonder, you are tuned to the soulful
music of Pandit Jasraj, the noted vocalist of North Indian classical
of famous parents often have to bear the cross of their parentsí fame. And
they usually wilt even before they can find their feet. But not so for Pandit
Jasrajís daughter, Durga Jasraj (remember the pretty, sweet-voiced co-anchor
of Antakshri show on Zee TV).
album will be in Punjabií
Himalayan peaks are forbiddingly inviting. They donít make for an easy
ascent, yet their grandeur is inspiring. However, for young, glamorous opera
singer Anita Lerche, who had come all the way from Denmark, the Himalayan tryst
was not only about sky-smooching mountains, it was also about discovering the
music in the hills.
maestro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart received a fitting present on the occasion of
his 250th birthday, by being voted as Britainís favourite composer. Listeners
of Classic FM cast a total of 119,000 votes by post and online as a part of its
annual Classic FM Hall of Fame poll.