photo John Wilton

Buddhadev Das Gupta sarod Anand Gopal Bandopadhyay tabla

"Buddhadev's Masterpiece" -- Dr. Subrata Chowdhury

Buddhadev Das Gupta's first live concert CD, this performance is a tour-de-force by one of India's greatest modern sarod players, who brings out the rich lustre of the tradition of his gharana. The accompanying 16-page booklet includes an extensive interview and several archival photographs of Buddhadev and his masters.

alap (sarod solo)...27:54
1 alap proper (without meter)...14:31
2 jor (with a pulse)...13:23
gats (sarod & tabla)...40:47
3 slow tintal (16 beat rhythm cycle)...31:00
4 fast tintal...9:47

Total Time...68:41 Digital Recording

booklet: Interview by Ira Landgarten \\||// Booklet text

Recorded in Fishkill, New York October 14, 1989. Entire Website © 1996; Sound Recording and packaging copyright ©, (P) 1992 by Raga Records, PO Box 635, New York, NY 10014. Unauthorized copying, public performance and broadcasting prohibited. All rights of the producer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved. Made in U.S.A. UPC: 70448 20210 2 6

More info on Buddhadev Das Gupta can be found on the Sarodya Society site.

  • Booklet interview with Buddhadev by Ira Landgarten
  • Raga-206 page
  • Raga-106 page
  • Allen Evans in Fanfare on this recording