Bandish Collection

A collection of Bandishes (the main “themes”) from recordings of the main master players of Hindustani Music.

Please use the sub-menu to display all posts of specific Raags or Taals only if you want. Here you see the complete Bandish Collection.

Yaman - VILAYAT KHAN - Vilambit Tintaal
Raag Yaman Bandish in Vilambit Tintaal (Teen Taal), as played by Ustad Vilayat Khan on many different recordings. As usual, I want to encourage everybody to get a legal copy for yourself, but this one is quite difficult to find elsewhere. The example I used to transcribe this one you […]

Yaman – Vilambit Tintaal (VILAYAT KHAN)

A very well know Bandish for Raag Yaman in Tintaal (Teen Taal), transcribed from various recordings of Hariprasad Chaurasia and others. Want to learn the Indian Bamboo Flute? Check out: Online Bansuri Lessons      

Yaman – Tintaal

Bhoopali - Hariprasad Chaurasia FirstChoice - 1 Jhaptaal
Two transcriptions of the Bandish in Jhaptaal and Tintaal, including some Tihai. Here is the audio stream from YouTube, but as usual I want to encourage you to buy the original record somewhere and store the files on your device. 13:40 Jhaptaal 26:08 Tintaal   Here the transcription:   and […]

Bhupali – Jhaptaal & Tintaal (H.CHAURASIA “Maestro’s first Choice”)

Bhairav - HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA - Tintaal Raga Guide
This is a transcription from Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia’s Bandhish in Tintaal. This one he did play on “The Raga Guide”,  a very useful book incl CDs to learn some basics about Hindustani Classical Music. This recording is streamed below from YouTube, but I want to encourage you to get the […]

Bhairav – Tintaal (H. CHAURASIA “The Raga Guide”)

Raag Shuddh Sarang - Ektaal transkription R.KULKARNI
Here is a transcription on Raag Shuddh Sarang in Ektaal. This was from a performance by Pt. Rupak Kulkarni (bansuri) and Pt. Mukundraj Dev (tabla) at the show “Art and Artists”, it is on YouTube for free, and this particular recording is streamed below (please scroll down to play it!). […]

Shuddh Sarang – Ektaal (RUPAK KULKARNI on TV) – transcription ...

Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia: “Raga Patdip” like it is played on the version … here Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia: “Classical Wonders of India” You find the audio, streamed below.   Here is a link to the second version by Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia:      

Raag Patdip – Jhaptaal & Teentaal Pt. H.CHAURASIA – 2 ...