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In music, “portamento” is a term used for hundreds of years, referring to the effect of sliding a note at one pitch into a note of a lower or higher pitch. But only instruments whose pitch can vary continuously, such as the human voice, stringed instruments and trombones, can produce this effect. Today, a student …

Through Khalid Mohamed Author SMM Ausaja was looking for vintage movie posters when he came across a suitcase full of memorabilia; the content suggests that they belonged to Ravi Shankar and the son of his musician wife Annapurna, Shubho, who died in 1992. Musical notations composed by Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, as well as …