Aftab’s Monsoon 2015 Collection

Sloth Bear by Haludar (1805)
Sloth Bear by Haludar (1805)

How it is that anything so remarkable as a state of consciousness comes about as a result of irritating nervous tissue, is just as unaccountable as the appearance of the Djin, when Aladdin rubbed his lamp. — T. H. Huxley (1866).

Altaf Hussain Khan – Sughrai

Amiya Ranjan Bandyopadhyay – Todi (Old recording)

Anant Manohar Joshi – Samant Sarang

Arnab Chakrabarty – Yaman

Arnab Chakraborty – Anandi (Alap and Jor)

Azmat Hussain Khan – Basant (Demo)

Bade Amanat Ali Khan – Megh

Barkat Ali Khan – Aah Ko Chahiye (Ghalib)

Basavaraj Rajguru – Todi

Chote Ghulam Ali Khan – Devgiri Bilawal (Radio Pakistan)

Faiyaz Khan – Nat Behag (Alap)

Ghulam Hassan Shaggan – Vibhas

Gopal Mishra and V.G. Jog – Jaijaivanti

Gopeshwar Bandyopadhyay – Nat Malhar

Gyan Prakash Babu and V. G. Jog – Shudh Sarang

Ijaz Hussain Hazarvi – Na Kissi Ki Ankh Ka Noor HooN

Imrat Khan and Afaq Hussain – Kalavati

Jagdish Prasad – Bhimpalasi

Khadim Hussain Khan – Roop Kali

Krishnarao Shankar Pandit – Sohni

Kumar Mukherjee – Khammaj (Farhat Said Khan Collection)

Latafat Hussain Khan – Shankara

Malabika Kanan – Shahana

Manzoor Ali Khan – Gaur Sarang (Khayal and Tarana)

Sharif Khan Poonchwaley and Bashir Ahmed – Hamsadhwani

M. R. Gautam – Mand (Tappa)

Mubarak Ali Khan (Bade Ghulam Ali Khan’s brother) – Ghazal (Radio Sringar)

Mushtaq Ali Khan – Behag (AIR)

Nazakat Ali and Salamat Ali – Ramdasi Malhar

Nazakat Ali Khan – Asavari

Padmavati Shaligram – Jaijaivanti

Pannalal Ghosh – Puriya

Prasun Bandyopadhyay – Abhogi

Radhika Mohan Moitra – Chhaya Behag

Rais Khan and Bashir Khan – Shyam Kedar (1966)

Rashid Khan – Barwa

Ravi Kichlu and V.G. Jog – Maluha Kedar (Farhat Said Khan’s Collection)

Roshanara Begum – ShudhSarang (78RPM)

Saptarshi Hazra – Jaunpuri

Saraswatibai Faterpekar – Basant

Shahbaz Hussain – Teentaal

Shaukat Hussain Khan – Teentaal (Mehfil)

Sultan Khan – Patdeep

Swami Vallabhdas – Nat Behag

Vilayat Khan – Lalit

9 thoughts on “Aftab’s Monsoon 2015 Collection

  1. Can you please let us have downloadable versions? Also, I believe the recording marked as Malavika Kanan is by Manik Varma. Thanks!

    Uday Nadkarni

  2. Fantastic updated collection.Please keep up the brilliant work Aftab.
    Was a great surprise to see this after a long time!

  3. Dear Aftab Bhai, another wonderful collection! Keep up the good work of sharing such great and priceless music. Your contributions are highly appreciated by all of us who care deeply about our classical cultural heritage.
    Could you please post downloadable versions of these new files? Thank you so much for your efforts and may God bless you.

    1. You’re absolutely correct it is Maluha Kedar! Thank you but we have not gotten around to scrub a few things like this. WE will post the actual behag next go-around but this is Maluha Kedar. Thank you Mr. Rao.

  4. The only ghazal on this compilation of Ust.Barkat Ali Khan Sahib is short and sweet but such a gem.This one is so soulfully sung and is a rare treat.Simply fantastic.
    Keep looking for other ghazals,thumris of him Aftab Sahib .I have listened to many more of them. I am a regular follower and love archives.
    Many thanks and regards
    Dr Arjun Hirani ( Leicester,UK)
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