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Charukeshi

Charukeshi by Michael Robinson
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Michael Robinson

Label: Azure Miles
Released: 2002
Duration: 01:00:19
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Track Listing

1. Charukeshi


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Michael Robinson
electronics

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Meruvina: piano, rainsticks, Indian bells, tabla, dholak, dhol, wadon, tang gu, tanpura

Album Description

Raga Charukeshi is a dream of love - the salt water of the sea rushing into the sweet rain water of the tide pool. In January 1990, during the year I lived in Maui, none other than George Harrison sang the arohana (ascent) and avarohana (descent) of Charukeshi for me during a chance encounter at a Lahaina restaurant. In more recent years, I was deeply touched by Shivkumar Sharma and Anindo Chatterjee’s recording of Charukeshi. This is what inspired me to create a new composition based upon the raga.


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