Azure Miles Records ~ The Music of Michael Robinson
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1. Hansadhvani (2009) 38.20
meruvina: piano, Indian bells, rotating drum, rainstick, synthesizer, tanpura
All music composed and programmed by Michael Robinson for performance and recording in real time without any overdubbing or added parts.
Musicians are welcome to perform this composition with acoustic and/or electronic instruments.
listen to Hansadhvani on YouTube
Hansadhvani, a janya raga belonging to Dhirasankarabharanam mela, has a deep
emotional connection for me established mostly through a recording by Shivkumar
Sharma, and my viewings of two swans that live in a protected place here in
Los Angeles. It is a pentatonic raga that is beyond beautiful, with origins
rooted in the voice of the swan. My instincts tell me that the raga also depicts
the shape of a swan's body.
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