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Rais Khan

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Rais Khan

Rais Khan has been played on NTS in shows including Launette's Hour w/ Laura Coxeter, featured first on 3 May 2015. Songs played include Raga: Bairagi, Raga Yaman Kalyan and Dhun (Folk Melody).

Ustad Rais Khan (25 November 1939 – 6 May 2017) was an Indian-born Pakistani sitar player.

Born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, British India, Rais Khan was the torchbearer of the Mewat or Mewati Gharana (lineage), which is connected to Indore and the "beenkar baj gayaki ang" (singing style combined with rudra vina approaches) carried out by Rais Khan's father Mohammed Khan, a rudra vina (been) player and a sitarist. Despite his extensive meend…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Raga: Bairagi
Shankar Jaikishan, Rais Khan
His Master's Voice1968
Raga: Bairagi
Shankar Jaikishan, Rais KhanHis Master's Voice1968
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Raga Yaman Kalyan
Ustad Rais Khan, Ustad Sultan Khan, Anindo Chatterjee
Navras1994
Raga Yaman Kalyan
Ustad Rais Khan, Ustad Sultan Khan, Anindo ChatterjeeNavras1994
Discogs
Dhun (Folk Melody)
Rais Khan
Chhanda Dhara1998
Dhun (Folk Melody)
Rais KhanChhanda Dhara1998
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Raga: Kalavati
Shankar Jaikishan, Rais Khan
His Master's Voice1968
Raga: Kalavati
Shankar Jaikishan, Rais KhanHis Master's Voice1968
Discogs