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The "qaplious" player
or "been",
François Baltazard
Les Hindoûs (publication),
Paris, 1810

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The concept, layout and production of this website are the work of
Bernard "Narbus" Galy.
The English translation was done by Karthika Nair.
The original texts, the iconography and music are supplied by
Philippe Bruguière, disciple of Zia Mohiuddin Dagar.

The content of this web site is meant for the general reader. Its authors request those wishing to borrow and disseminate excerpts to cite them in the credits.

For aficionados, an article entitled "The fretted vina and its precursors" will be published in An Anthology of North Indian Music, Motilal, New Delhi (2005).

Another reference: the article "La demeure de Sarasvati" in Gloire des princes, louange des dieux, exhibition catalogue, Cité de la musique/ Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 2003.


Technical information:

Next concerts of Philippe Bruguière

Dates of the next concerts of Ranga will be announced here.
Ranga features concerts by
Philippe Bruguière, on the rudra-vina and
John Boswell, on the pakhavaj


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