The Sitar

United States, 1974

Film
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Details the origin, history, philosophy, ritual, composition and performance of classical Indian music and talks of its relationship with the Hindu religion. The basic musical form is the raga, and the sitar is now extensively used in this classical style. Enables the viewing of a sitar performance. Suitable for upper primary and secondary levels.

Credits

director

James Chimbioio

production company

Hungry Mino Enterprise

Language

English

Duration

00:17:40:00

Colour

Colour

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