India

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Rounder Records
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Recorded 1950–1958 by Alain Daniélou
Notes by Amy Catlin and Nazir Jairazbhoy

Originally recorded in the 1950s by author, painter, and Hindu philosopher Alain Daniélou, this collection was the first of its kind to be published and offers a glimpse into the vast and varied universe of Indian traditional music through sacred and ritual songs, classical improvisations, and popular art music.