NCPA in conjunction with Sony Music opens up its treasure trove of Archival Music | Releases MASTERWORKS from the NCPA ARCHIVES
The National Centre for the Performing Arts, India's premier art and culture institution, in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment, a global music giant, announced plans of releasing a range of music from the NCPA's archival treasure trove that include rare recordings of legendary Indian music artists. These albums comprise of music from legendary artists such as Pandit Jasraj, Bismillah Khan, Rashid Khan, Nikhil Banerjee, Kumar Gandharva, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Dagar Brothers, Gangubai Hangal, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Dr Balamuralikrishna, ML Vasanthakumari, MS Gopalalakrishnan, Lalgudi Jayaraman to name a few.
On December 14, 2011, Sony Music released the first set of eleven original recordings of renowned Indian Music artistes from the NCPA Archives, titled MASTERWORKS from the NCPA Archivesí. The released albums that will be available on stands this month are of Pt Jasraj, Bismillah Khan, Rashid Khan, Nikhil Banerjee, Kumar Gandharva, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Gangubai Hangal, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, M L Vasanthakumari, MS Gopalakrishnan & Dr Balamuralikrishn