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With stunning new photographs and a new final chapter detailing Ravi Shankar's hope for the preservation of Indian classical music, this updated edition of My Music, My Life profiles an extraordinary man. In his own words, Shankar describes his transformation from a young traveling dancer to a Grammy Award-winning, internationally known musician. An autobiography, a history of Indian classical music, and a manual on how to play the sitar, this book is about music as a both a lifestyle and an art. It embodies Ravi Shankar's unique approach to his craft.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781601090058
ISBN-10: 1601090056
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 203mm x 16mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Mandala Publishing Group
Publisher: Mandala Publishing Group
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar, the legendary sitarist and composer, is a singular phenomenon in the classical music worlds of the East and West. He has written music for Yehudi Menuhin, Jean Pierre Rampal, Phillip Glass and George Harrison. The international award-winning musician is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is a member of the United Nations International Rostrum of Composers. He is known for his pioneering work in bringing Indian music to the West. He lives in California and India.

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