Indian Classical Music Resources Online

Constructive criticism and suggestions are warmly welcomed.

A. Youtube accounts

  1. Subrata Chowdhury, primarily vocal music from different gharanas.
  2. Datta Gumaste, who goes by dattaji and Sangeetveda1 (priceless taleem)
  3. Raju Asokan, Hindustani+Carnatic.
  4. sabtak1000 and SamPak, fantastic collections by Pakistani artistes.
  5. Kansen Sangeet’s and Kiran Bamane’s recordings of live performances
  6. Suresh Mulgaonkar, tabla and taal-education focused+ local artistes
  7. tripmonk0‘s archive of traditional dance and instrumental music videos
  8. Ulhas Kashalkar’s official channel
  9. A.Deb, A.Samal, B.Mankad, D.Sen, E.Pinto, N.MaitraQ.Belal, RagaMelaSgc ICM
  10. classical bug, excellent collection of tabla lectures and performances

B. Blogs, databases and online radio

  1.  ITC-SRA’s database Raga Online
  2. SPIC MACAY’s event list and their blog
  3. Music in Motion and Dunya, both music visualization databases
  4. Oriental Traditional Music from LPs and casettes
  5.  Flat, Black and Classical
  6. Sarangi.info
  7. Raja Pundalik’s blog
  8. Rajan Parrikar’s archive and articles
  9. The British Library’s Sounds database
  10. Ocean of Ragas
  11. Meera music’s online radio channel
  12. Music India Online, online radio
  13. All India Radio’s classical music channel, Raagam
  14. Sangeethapriya, Carnatic + Hindustani performances (e.g. 1, 2, 3)
  15. Anthems for the Nation of Luobaniya

C. Documentaries and lectures

  1. Growing into Sarangi
  2. Bhinna Shadja, a documentary about Kishori Amonkar
  3. Clip of a documentary about Hirabai Barodekar
  4. Interviews with Mallikarjun Mansoor, Bhimsen Joshi and Gajananrao Joshi
  5. Dhondutai Kulkarni’s lecture demonstration
  6. Shruti Sadolikar’s demonstration of haveli sangeet’s transformation into khayal
  7. Taal saundarya of Kathak (parts 1 and 3 of this are great too)
  8. Suresh Talwalkar and Yogesh Samsi (a, b –> in English!) explaining how to accompany khayal.
  9. Shruti Sadolikar interviews Azizuddin Khan, grandson of Alladiya Khan.
  10. Achyut Karve’s short lectures (1, 2) on Ahmedjaan Thirakwa’s bayan technique

D. Youtube playlists

LivePerformances Lectures+Documentaries+Interviews

Abhogi AlhaiyaBilawal Asavari

Bageshree BageshreeBahar BageshreeKanada Bahar Barwa BasantiKedar Bhairavi
Bhankar Bhatiyar Bhimpalashree Bhimpalasi Bibhas Bihag  Bihagda

Chandrakauns Chhayanat

DarbariKanada Des Deskar DesiTodi  Durga

Gara GaudMalhar GaudSarang GorakhKalyan

Hameer Hamsadhwani Hem Hindol

Jaijaivanti JaitKalyan Jaunpuri Jhinjhoti Jog Jogkauns

KafiKanada Kalavati Kamod KausiKanada Kedar Khambavati Khokhar KomalReAsavari

Lalit LalitaGauri LalitPancham

Malgunji Malkauns MaruBihag Marwa Megh MiyanMalhar MiyanKiSarang MiyanKiTodi
Multani

Nand NayakiKanada

Paraj Patmanjari Pilu Poorvi Puriya PuriyaDhanashree

Rageshree RamdasiMalhar Ramkali

SamantSarang SampoornaMalkauns Savani Shahana Shankara Shree ShuddhaKalyan
ShyamKalyan Sindhura Sohni SurMalhar

TilakKamod Yaman

F. Artiste’s websites

  1. Gajananbuwa Joshi
  2. Ulhas Kashalkar
  3. Shahid Parvez Khan
  4. Shubha Mudgal
  5. Kaivalya Kumar Gurav
  6. Samarth Nagarkar
  7. Apoorva Gokhale and Pallavi Joshi
  8. Aditya Khandwe
  9. Priya Purushothaman
  10. Surakshya Deshpande

This is a work in progress and a list that began for myself and for my friends but that I’m now moving online in the hope that more will benefit from it. If anyone that I have linked to here would like a reference to them removed or modified, please let me know.

Indian Classical Music Resources Online