21 Feb 2011

Tansen Music Festival

Tansen Music Festival is organized every year in the city of Gwalior to honor the great classical musician, Tansen. Check out dates and venue for Tansen Sangeet Sammelan/Samaroh in Gwalior.

Tansen Music Festival
Start Date3 December 2010
End Date6 December 2010
Organized byMadhya Pradesh Kala Parishad.
Live Performances byIndian Classical Musicians.
VenueTansen Tomb in Gwalior.
LocationGwalior, Madhya Pradesh

This cultural festival is dedicated to the pillar of Indian classical music, the great Tansen. The place where this great musician lies buries, Tansen Tomb, in Gwalior is the venue of a music festival held annually in November - December. Gwalior is the place that has retained the rich classical music tradition and Tansen devotion to music laid to the foundation of what is known as the Gwalior gharana style with its unique dhrupad classical form. Khayal was also refined from the Gwalior gharana only.

Tansen Samaroh is noted for its unique compositions in Indian classical style and forceful performances. Organized by the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad, the Tansen festival of music, the event is a unique four day show for the music lovers of the country to experience the superb melody rendered by the great exponents of Indian classical music. The most prestigious Tansen honour (samman) for the long time devotionand contribution to Hindustani classic music is also awarded on this occasion.

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