A Dhrupad Discography: The Dagar Family

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DHRUPAD DISCOGRAPHY: THE DAGARS

 

VOCAL

Aminuddin Dagar

Mian ki Malhar, Bhairav, Bhairavi (Vithaldas Gujrati pakhawaj) (EMI India, EASD 1420 LP, 1983)

Bhatiyar, Desh (Vithaldas Gujarati, pakhawaj) (Barenreiter-Musicaphon, LP BM 30SL 2051, LP 1975) (EMI, STCS 02B 6190, 1985)

Aminuddin Dagar / Fariduddin Dagar

“Alap Dhrupad and Dhamar”: Bhimpalasi, Yaman (Chhatrapati Singh, pakhawaj) (Concert Hall, SVS 2793)

Aminuddin Dagar / Zahiruddin Dagar/ Moinuddin Dagar

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 4”: Bageshree (alap: Aminuddin; Khyal & Tarana: Aminuddin/Zahiruddin, and then Moinuddin solo)
(EMI Virgin, 7243 584745 2 7, 2002)

Zia Fariduddin Dagar

Chandrakauns (Origo, 1002, 1981)

Bhimpalasi (Manik Munde, pakhawaj) (SonoDisc, ESP 8413/SD 16, 1985)
(Also marketed as “Le Chant Dhrupad’, Esperance 8413, L’Inde, Vol. 15)

“The Lyrical Tradition of Dhrupad 9”: Chalnat (Makar, MAKCD039, 2001)

Zia Fariduddin Dagar / Zia Mohiuddin Dagar

Malkauns (Bombay 1968, rudra veen/vocal jugalbandi) (Country & Eastern CE 2, 2005)

Moinuddin Dagar

Puriya, Pilu thumri (Maharana Mewar (of Udaipur) Foundation, private LP 33 PIX 1304, 1960s)
reprinted as “The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 3”(EMI Virgin, 7423 584744 2 8, 2002)

Moinuddin Dagar / Aminuddin Dagar

Bhimpalashri khyal (6:24), Multani alap (3:49) (Ducretet Thomson, 320C 096/097/098, 1955),
reissued in CD 1 on Alain Daniélou’s 3CD “Anthology of Indian Music” (Auvidis, D8270, 1997)

Todi, Gaur Sarang (Berlin 1964)
(Special issue by Peter Pannke in honour of Alain Danielou: special boxed set of 50 copies)

Darbari kanada, Adana (HMV, EALP 1291, 1965)

“A Musical Anthology of the Orient: India III”: Asavari, Bhairavi (Raja Chhatrapati Singh pakhawaj)
(Bärenreiter-Musicaphon, BM 30L 2018, 1968)

“North India: Vocal Music, Dhrupad and Khayal” (Raja Chhatrapati Singh, pakhawaj) (Philips, 6586 003, 1971)
(reprinted on Unesco Collection Auvidis, D8076, 1998)

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 1”: Megh, Kafi Ki Hori (EMI Virgin, 7243 813128 2 7, 2001)

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 2”: Miya Malhar (EMI Virgin, 7423 813127 2 8, 2001)

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 3”: Puriya, Pilu Thumri (EMI Virgin, 7243 584744 2 8, 2001)

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 4”: Bageshri (& Khyal Tarana) (EMI Virgin, 7243 584745 2 7, 2004)
(also listed above under Aminuddin & others)

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 5”: Kambhoji (EMI Virgin, 7243 874722 2 8, 2004)

“The Royal Collection of Mewar – Vol 6”: Bhupali, Shankara (EMI Virgin 7243 874721 2 9, 2004)

Todi (June 1957) (Raga, Raga 220, 1999)

Bihag, Kambhoji, Malkosh (1955) (Raga, Raga 221AB, 2000) 2CD

Marwa (Paris 1983) (Dagar Brothers’ Memorial Trust, 2003)

“Akashvani Sangeet”: Gunkali, Jaijaiwanti (All India Radio Release, 2006)

R. Fahimuddin Dagar

Rageshri Kanada (HMV, STC 04B 7418, 1960)

Dhrupad: Todi, Malhar (HMV, 7 EPE 1206, 1961)

Dhamar: Kedar, Behag (HMV, 7 EPE 1218, 1961)

Fahimuddin Dagar

Raga Kedar (Jecklin-Disco, JD-635-2, 1990)

“Masters of Raga”: Marwa (with Gopal Das, pakhawaj) (Wergo, SM 1081-2, 1991)

Fahimuddin / Rahimuddin Dagar

“The Dhrupad of the Dagar Bani”: CD 1: Fahimuddin Dagar: Malkauns, Adana, Bhairavi (recorded 31-05-02)
CD 2: Rahimuddin Dagar: Asavari, Darbari Kanara (older Bombay recording)
(Edizioni Musicali III Millennio, CDT 0171/0172, 2003)

Sayeeduddin Dagar

Desh, Malkauns (Musique du Monde, SACEM 1984912, 2000)

Lalita-gauri, Chandri-kedar (“Dagarvani Dhrupad Concert”, Aspect production)

“Chant Dhrupad de la dagarvani”: Desh, Malkauns (Buda, CD 1984912, 2001

Shree, Malkauns (“Au Salon de Musiques de Suresnes”) (6 Mai 2000)

“Lineage of Dhrupad”: Bhairav, Gunakali, Komal Rishabh Asavari (Sense, SWM 057, 2005)

Wasifuddin Dagar

“Dhrupad”: Ahir Bhairav, Bageshri (Music Today)

“The Art of Dagarvani Dhrupad”: Lalit; Hindol, Shudha sarang; Puriya, Eman; Chandrakauns; Darbari kanada, Adana, Sohoni
(Jecklin Disco, JD-721-2, 1999) 5-CD set

“Chant Dhrupad”: Malkauns, Durga (UNESCO)

Bihag (Raga Records 223, 2004)

“Dhrupad”: Chandrakauns, Kambhoji, Shankara (Sense World, SWM 050, 2005)

Zahiruddin Dagar / Faiyazuddin Dagar

Jaijaiwanti, Abhogi Kanada (HMV, EASD 1334, 1968)

Jaijaiwanti (Odeon, 1968): (perhaps same as HMV EASD 1334 above?)

Ahir bhairav (Musicaphon. BM 30SL 2051, 1975)
Reissued on “Anthology of World Music: North Indian Classical Music” (Rounder, CD 5101/04, 1998) 4-CD set

“Shiva Mahadeva”: Malkauns, Darbari Kanada, Adana, Bhatiyar (Pan Records, KCD 4001/02, 1996) 2CD

Darbari, Adana, Bihag Kedar (Gopal Das, pakhawaj) (Loft, LOFT 1006/7, 1980) 2LP

Miyan ki Todi (Jecklin Disco, 628-2, 1988)

“Dhrupad – Vocal Art of Hindustan”: Multani, alap, dhrupad, dhamar (JVC, VICG-5032-2, 1988/90)

“Dhrupad”: Bairagi, Chandrakosh Ka Prakar (JVC, JVC 5390-2, 1990)

“Chant Dhrupad”: Bageshri, Bhatiyar (Pakhawaj, Laxminarayan Pawar) (Auvidis Ethnic, B 6159, 1989)

Kambhoji (Music of the World. CDT-114, 1989)

Golden Raga Collection III: Miyan ki Malhar (Times Music, TDICL 025P, 2000)
(Reissued on ZYX, 20656-2, 2003)

Vol 1 – Bhatiyar (Sangeet Kendra, SK008, 2004)

Vol 2 – Hindol , Lalit, Bilakshani Todi (Sangeet Kendra, SK009, 2004)

Vol 3 – Shudha Sarang, Kedar, Des (Sangeet Kendra, SK011, 2004)

Vol 4 – Lalita Gauri (Sangeet Kendra, SK010, 2004)

Vol 5 – Deshi (Sangeet Kendra, SK020, 2005)

Vol 6 – Deshi, Sohini (Sangeet Kendra, SK021, 2005)

Zahiruddin Dagar / Wasifuddin Dagar

“Maestro’s Choice”: Lalit, Kambhoji (Mohan Shyam Sharma, pakhawaj) (Music Today Maestro’s Choice, CD-A-91001, 1991)

“Trance 1”: Includes: Mian Ki Todi (Ellipsis Arts, CD4000, 1985)

“Dagar Duo”: Behag (Jecklin Disco, JD 642-2, 1990)

INSTRUMENTAL

Zia Mohiuddin Dagar

“Grand Masters of the Rudra Veena”: Panchamkauns, Malkauns (Auvidis, B 6131, 1987)

Yaman (Nimbus, NI 5276, 1991)
(Reissued as 2CD with Shuddha Todi, Nimbus NI 7047/8, 2000)

Shuddha Todi (Nimbus, NI 5402, 1994)
(Reissued as 2CD with Yaman, Nimbus NI 7047/8, 2000)

“Live in Seattle 1981”: Todi, Ahir Lalit, Panchamkauns (Raga Records, Raga 219, 1998)

Marwa,Bageshree (Raga Records, Raga 222, 2001)

Gangeyabushan (alternative and correctly titled take of Mangeyabushan) (Amigo, AMCD 906, 2001)

Mishra Bhairavi (Amigo, AMCD 907, 2001) (Reissue of Morgonraga, MNW F2)

Mangeyabushan (Alvarès, LD 114, circa 1974)

Chandrakauns , Jog (pakhawaj solo in chautal by Pagal Das) (HMV, ECSD 2736, 1974)
LP (re-released on cassette, HMV, STCS 02B 6258, 1990)

Chandrakauns (All India Radio series, with Arjun Shejwal) (HMV, STC 04B 7384, cassette)

Ahir Bhairav, Malkauns (with Arjun Shejwal) (CBS Swarashree, UD001, cassette)

Zia Mohiuddin Dagar / Zia Fariduddin Dagar

Chandrakauns (Moses Church, Amsterdam 1985) (Ragini Sutra, RS 200202, 2002)

Malkauns (Bombay 1968, rudra veen/vocal jugalbandi) (Country & Eastern, CE 02, 2005)

Bahauddin Dagar

“The Tradition of dhrupad on Rudra Vina 1”: Bhairav, Komal Re Durga (Makar Records 1994, MAKCD 006, 1994)

“Dhrupad”: Ragini Todi (Music Today, A 97016, 1997)

“The Tradition of dhrupad on Rudra Vina 2”: Kanakangi, Ragvardhani (Makar Records, MAKCD 033, 2003)

Puriya Kalyan (Manik Munde, Pakhawaj) (India Archive Music, IAM CD1077, July 2005)

LINKS

Dhrupad of the Dagar Tradition

Faiyaz Wasifuddin Dagar’s web pages

MAKAR web site on Bahauddin Dagar

RAGA RECORDS PDF file on Moinuddin Dagar & Aminuddin Dagar

Umakant & Ramakant Gundecha Dhrupad web pages

Chembur.com web pages on the Dagar Family

T. M. McComb’s web pages on Dhrupad

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I am grateful to Werner Durand (Berlin),Christian Michel (France), and Kevin Eden (UK) for information on several of the recordings listed above.

Last updated on 25 January 2007

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