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Madhur Na (raga purbi)
Faiyaz Khan
Baroda, Gujarat
South Asian Classical Collection

SAC #28

This minute is called ‘Madhur Na’, meaning ‘Sweet, no?’ sung by Faiyaz Khan. It is an extract from a khayal (pronounced as kai-yaal), which is a more modern version of Indian classical music; ‘khayal’ means imagination in Arabic!  Faiyaz was born in 1886 which is almost 150 years ago and died in 1950. He was famous across India and the subcontinent for his ability to…

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