Episode 36 - Indradeep Ghosh
Indradeep Ghosh is a Hindustani Classical Violinists from Calcutta, India. He currently plays and teaches around the world from his home base in Austin/Houston. He plays a custom instrument that is modeled on the Viola d'Amour, which is a European Baroque instrument. We made some excellent music together, and discussed the role of classical music, fusing multiple musical traditions, teaching, and preserving the musical heritage of a culture.
You can find more about him at indraviolin.com
Major Scale improvisation.
Here are some pictures of Indradeep's very special violin. Notice the extra pegs and fine tuners that have been incorporated to tune all the extra strings. Remember that it started out life as a normal violin, and was modified to its current form in India.