Renowned vocalist Bhimsen Joshi’s dramatic delineation of the raag is recorded in a documentary produced in 1971 with support from the New York State Department of Education. His taans delivered at great speed recreate the sound and fury of torrential rain.
In a constant search for innovation, musicians have also made some deviations from established raags. Some deviations are subtle, but others are of a more obvious kind, such as bringing together two raags to form a compound raag. The new creations display characteristics of the original raags but also have an identity of their own. Here, the scholar-musician Ram Ashreya Jha "Ramrang" presents raag Tilak Malhar that incorporates elements from raags Mia ki Malhar and Tilak Kamod.
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