Bangalore International Centre had arranged a Sitar Performance “Strings which Sing” byVid. SameepKulkarni, aSitarist from Puneon Saturday, 29th November 2014 at 6:30 pm at its auditorium. Accompaniment in Tablawasby ShriVinodSutar.
The Internationally famous Sitaristused his engineering knowledge and electrified his Sitar to sound like Guitar.This performance was a Solo Classical Sitar performance with Tabla accompaniment. It started with slow speed ALAP - pure melodic music without the tabla, then the speed increased and JOD was played on Sitar without the tabla. Then speed increased further to include TAANS and ZALA on Sitar without tabla. After the ZALA, the tabla also started along with the Sitar.
Tabla started in slow speed first with Sitar and then eventually the concert ended with ULTRA HIGH SPEED JUGALBANDHI of Sitar and Tabla. Once this was finished, there was a DHUN (FOLK TUNE) on Sitar.
The overall performance was a fully enjoyable experience for the audience which everyone would cherish for a long time.