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The Music of Lucknow After the 1857 Rebellion

TWO DANCERS, PROBABLY FROM LUCKNOW In the mid-nineteenth century, Lucknow, Patna and Banaras remained the centres of the lively Purab bᾱj style of sitᾱr music, while the slower and more elaborate Delhi or Masitkhani style retained prominence in the areas … Continue reading

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