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Ustad Imrat Khan

Ustad Imrat Khan is a member of the greatest family of sitar players which stretches back several generations to the famous Muslim master musicians of the Mughal courts. His profoundly inventive control of melodic line, his highly imaginative rhythmic sense and musical wit, his virtuoso technique express every aspect of the greatest Indian classical forms, spanning the whole spectrum of their notes, nuances and feelings, from grave and meditative to light-hearted and playful, from the heroic to romantic and to devotional. Furthermore, Imrat Khan is increasingly recognized throughout the world not only for his total mastery of the sitar and surbahar, but also as one of the rare Indian masters capable of conveying the full range of India’s musical heritage, with no compromise to passing fashions.