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Morning Sarangi with Sarwar Hussain Khan

Sarwar Hussain Khan sitting crossed-legged with his sarangi instrument

Start your day with the sublime sounds of the sarangi.

Born into an illustrious sarangi family – the son of Usatad Anwar Hussain and grandson of Ustad Abdul Latif Khan Sahab – Khan has developed a stirring style, producing richly coloured sounds.

In this UK debut performance he will present his unique style of tappa, one of the most difficult forms of singing, originally sung by Rajasthani folk musicians – and here reproduced by his sarangi instrument.

He is accompanied by the vibrant young tabla player, Patitundi, student of Pandit Subhankar Banerjee.

Khan will also be performing elsewhere in the Festival with Ustad Waseem Khan, Bharati Pratap and Kaushiki Charkarborty.

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