Let music soothe the pandemic blues with the Summer Sale DVD Bundle: Ravi Shankar’s RAGA: A Film Journey into the Soul of India, Ravi Shankar Tenth Decade in Concert, and Ravi & Anoushka Shankar: Live in Bangalore (DVD+CD). Get the DVDs Bundle for $55.00 + shipping & handling.
Ravi Shankar’s RAGA: A Film Journey into the Soul of India: Originally released in 1971, Raga: A Journey into the Soul of India documents the life of sitar master Ravi Shankar in the late 1960s and early 1970s, following him on his return to India to revisit his guru, Bengali multi-instrumentalist and composer, Baba Ustad Allauddin Khan. It further explores Shankar’s life as a musician and teacher in the United States and Europe, initiating those in the West to the exceptional world that is Indian classical music and culture. Through rare and candid footage shot in both India and the United States, Raga sheds light on Shankar’s influences and collaborations
Ravi Shankar Tenth Decade in Concert: Cinematographer and director Alan Kozlowski presents an intimate look at a 91-year-old Ravi Shankar performing in southern California in October 2011. Kozlowski, known for his work on documentaries featuring the likes of Jeff Bridges and Jackson Browne as well as feature films such as Travellers and Magicians, offers a uniquely personal perspective on Ravi Shankar.
Ravi & Anoushka Shankar: Live in Bangalore: On February 7, 2012, two months before his 92nd birthday, Ravi Shankar performed with his daughter Anoushka at the sold-out Bangaluru Palace Grounds in Bangalore, India. With a set including Raga Yaman Kalyan, Raga Tilak Shyam, Raga Khamaj and Folk medley, they played for over three hours to the delight of a enthralled audience. Captured here on DVD and CD is the final and breathtaking Indian concert performance of the man who brought the cultural riches of the East to the West.