Various Artists

How the River Ganges Flows: Sublime Masterpieces of Indian Violin, 1933

  • Various Artists - How the River Ganges Flows: Sublime Masterpieces of Indian Violin, 1933-1952
18th September 2020 / LP or CD / Third Man Records

Various Artists

How the River Ganges Flows: Sublime Masterpieces of Indian Violin, 1933


Third Man Records cross time and space to deliver a truly remarkable collection of historical archive recordings of Indian music, with incredible presentation.

This release is listed for pre order, with a scheduled release date of 18th September 2020. It is also listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during week of release. Please note, if you purchase any item that is a pre order, your order will ship once all of the items in that order are in stock. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

'How The River Ganges Flows' is a transcendent collection of Carnatic violin performances captured on 78 rpm disc between 1933 and 1952. Most of these sublime recordings have not been heard since they were first etched in shellac decades ago.

These melodies are ethereal and transporting: meditative. The rhythms undulate from despair to ecstasy, often within the same phrase. Remastered from the collection of Christopher King along with a set of deep notes, this music is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.

Cover art by Robert Crumb.

1. Paritosh Seal - Raga Ahir Bhairi
2. Shri Gajanan Karnad - Raga Thodi 03:26
3. Muthi and Mani - Nagumomu Ganale Pt. 1 - Raga Aberi
4. T. Chowdiah - Manamuletha - Raga Hamir Kalyani
5. Paritosh Seal - Raga Darbari Kanada
6. Paritosh Seal - Raga Sur Malhar
7. Dwaram Venkatswamy Naidu - Ragamalika - Ragam Thanam Pt. 1
8. Swaram Venkataswamy Naidu - Ragamalika - Ragam Thanam Pt. 2
9. Shri Gajanan Karnad - Raga Tilak Kamod
10. Muthi and Mani - Nagumomu Ganale Pt. 2 - Raga Aberi
11. T. Chowdiah - Ikanainana - Raga Manirang
12. Paritosh Seal - Raga Bageshree
13. Paritosh Seal - Thumri
14. Paritosh Seal - Raga Adana

Format /LP or CD
Released /18th September 2020
Catalogue / TMR592V
Barcode / 813547027627
Artist / Various Artists
Genre / Compilations
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