From the creators of the PBS television series SOUND TRACKS, Quick Hits is a web-original series that features intimate interviews and performances with some of today's leading musicians.
The next episode of
SOUND TRACKS: Music Without Borders
airs beginning October 5 on PBS.
The album version of “ISHQ” features a vocalist singing in Hindi, “My body is an instrument, my heart is a melody.” Here, Sanjeev Shankar takes on the vocal role on the shehnai, a double-reed instrument rather like a cross between an oboe and a soprano sax. This all-instrumental version shows off some great percussion.
Anoushka Shankar, sitar
Sandra Carrasco, vocals
Sanjeev Shankar, shehnai
Pirashanna Thevarajah, mridangam & ghatam (traditional Indian percussion)
Melón Jimenez, flamenco guitar
Bernhard Schimpelsberger, cajon and Spanish percussion
Filmed at the City Winery in New York.
Anoushka Shankar’s website: http://www.anoushkashankar.com/
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