Vidhushi Dr. Shanno Khurana is a renowned
exponent of the Rampur gharana and a disciple of Ustad Mushtaq Husain
Khan. The DVD gives a glimpse of the rich wealth of traditional
compositions by Dr. Khurana. It includes an important interview in
which she discusses not just what is distinctive about the musical
traditions of Rampur, but comments more widely on what is the
importance of gharanas in preserving the finest qualities of
Hindustani music. It also includes some key bandish-es of the genres
of khayaal, tappa, thumri, trivet and tarana apart from a masterly
performance of Raga Chhayanat.
The DVD contains a small booklet that
shares about the Artist and her genre of music.