West meets East - Stepping forward

West meets East - Stepping forward
West meets East - stepping forward
Gilles APAP, friend of Menuhin with Udhai MAZUMDAR, disciple of Shankar
Bhaskar DAS (bansuri) and Rohan DASGUPTA (sitar)
West meets East - Stepping forward


A new avatar of a famous encore inspired by Transylvania
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  • country:India
  • region:Indian Subcontinent
  • style(s):Indian Classical, 20th Century
  • label:not signed
  • type:Band, Quartet, Chamber Orchestra
  • gender:male, female
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist posted by:Jazzmine.World

Line up

  • Bhaskar DAS (bansuri)
  • Gilles APAP (violin)
  • Rohan DASGUPTA (sitar)
  • Udhai MAZUMDAR (tabla)

A celebration of 50 years since the fundamental project of the World Music created by Ravi Shankar and Yehudi Menuhin.


- Compositions from the famous Grammy awarded albums. A music rarely played on stage, because of the lack of scores and musicians capable to play it
- Top-notch Indian Classical music played by top-notch musicians
- Music by George Enesco and Béla Bartók - the two composers who represented the West on the famous trilogy 50 years ago
- THE STEP FORWARD: music re-composed for violin, sitar, bansuri, and tabla, inspired by the songs of Transylvania, Walachia and Moldavia.


- GILLES APAP, french virtuoso classical violinist, friend of Menuhin and great connoisseur of the fiddling techniques from all around the world.
- UDHAI MAZUMDAR, disciple of Shankar, on tabla and composer of the new music
- ROHAN DASGUPTA, on sitar, honored with the President’s of India award
- BHASKAR DAS, on bansuri, descendant of a great family of musicians.