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After several stunning experimental/crossover albums, including the Grammy®-nominated recordings Rise, Traveller and Traces Of You, Anoushka Shankar returns to her classical roots, paying homage to the teachings of her father and guru Ravi Shankar. Home features two ragas, one of which is a creation of Ravi Shankar's, and with them Anoushka shares an intimate, heartfelt live performance in the traditional style. Indian classical music is not written down, but has been improvised and passed down through an oral tradition for centuries; Home is a paradigm of this genre, exemplifying the unique dichotomy between the ancient structure and in-the-moment improvisations. Home is self-produced by Anoushka, and on it she strove to record the ancient instruments at an unprecedented, "high-definition" quality, working with a team of experts to design a studio in her own home that would be uniquely suited to the timbre of her instrument.  

'Guru: Raga Jogeshwari' from Home is featured on this HEARTS of SPACE program: 

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   PGM 1085 : "SHAKTI"

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   PGM NOTE : classical music and devotional chant of India
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   FEED DATE : 8-07-15
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The rest of the playlist for this show is also below

 ANOUSHKA SHANKAR
  "Alaap from 'Guru: Raga Jogeshwari'" (edited) < 0:00->6:58 >
   : HOME; Deutsche Grammophon B0023350-02; 2015
   : Info: www.deutschegrammophon.com/us/
artist/shankar/biography;
     www.anoushkashankar.com


 RUSSILL PAUL
  "Shree Ma" (edited) < 6:58->14:00 >
   : BHAVA: ECSTATIC HEART; The Relaxation Company CD3158; 2000/2013
   : Info: www.soundstrue.comwww.russillpaul.com

 HANS CHRISTIAN
  "Sunanda" < 14:00->22:02 >
  "Valley of Gori Ganga" < 22:02->29:33 >
   : NANDA DEVI; New Earth NE 3147; 2015
     -- to be released on August 28 --
   : Info: www.newearthrecords.comwww.allemandemusic.com

 DEVA PREMAL
  "Invocation" < 29:33->40:00 >
   : DEVA PREMAL SINGS THE MOOLA MANTRA; White Swan WS 0077; 2007
   : Info: www.whiteswanrecords.comwww.devapremalmiten.com

 BEN LEINBACH
  "Khumjung" (edited) < 40:00->48:55 >
   : THE SPIRIT OF YOGA; Real Music RM7731; 2003
   : Info: www.realmusic.comwww.oldbullmusic.com

 MIRABAI CEIBA
  "Healing Ra Ma Da Sa" (edited) < 48:55->58:59 >
   : CYCLE OF LIFE; Spirit Voyage Music CDS-004198; 2010
   : Info: www.spiritvoyage.comwww.mirabaiceiba.com

 

HEARTS of SPACE grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music. Over the intervening quarter century, Hearts of Space evolved into a multifaceted music and broadcast producer encompassing radio syndication, a record company, and an Internet music service. Now in its 28th year of national syndication, a one hour program airs weekly on over 200 NPR affiliate stations. The program was also heard nationally seven times a week on XM Satellite Radio's "Audiovisions" channel and SiriusXM's "Spa" Channel from 2001 to 2010.