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Truth for the mind

Passion for the heart

Beauty for the soul

EDGAR ALLAN POE

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Trusting fellow humans is priceless and empowers you. Know yourself first to better know the others, seek knowledge and give and receive love.

(Lyrics from a song) ALI FARKA TOURE

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RASA MUSIC VERLAG at Khan Art

Independence from modern day noise and stress and the complexities of contemporary life is our challenge. We try to create small sanctuaries of resonance. Our music, literature, art exhibitions and events are meant to reflect this goal and you are invited to take part in the work process through our different projects.

Starting in 1998 the 'RASA Sound and Music Nights' came into existence. These were whole night concerts featuring artists of the continents, concentrating on the contemplative and sublime aspects of world, classical and jazzmusic - particularly the high art of improvisation. The philosophy of RASA TEA TIME is based on the work and the '99 axioms' of Al Gromer Khan and deals with the translation from ordinary states of mind to the exquisite planes of thinking. The Rasa Tea Time Edition presents contemporary Ambient, classical, Electronica and music from the tea-traditions. AGK, key figure of Ambient and contemplative music since 1975, acting as player, composer and curator. His distinctive unique Paisley Music style has won him a circle of friends throughout the world. This was started after establishing the RASA MUSIC PUBLISHING company in 2004, followed by audio-books publications in 2006 and bbooks in 2009. The KHAN ART GALLERY opend 2011.

Working out of Munich, Germany RASA MUSIC Verlag has collaborated with: The ARD Radio, Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Cultural Departement City of Munich, Kulturkreis Gasteig e.V. and the Museum of Ethnology in Munich.

                                      

A selection of invited and presented international musicians:   

 

Ya Dong – Pipa – China

Egschiglen – 9-piece group overtone singing – Mongolia

Subroto Manna – Tabla

Madhuri Chattopadhyay – Indian violin

Hamid Khezri – Dotar – Iran

Jeu und Sonja Quaedvlieg – Tibetan Singing Bowls, Gongs, Tanpoura, Holland

Tentekko – 10-piece group Taiko Japanese Drum art

Tiharea – Trio vocals Madagascar women

Zen Hu – Erhu, two-stringed viola China

Esha Bandopadhyay – vocal – India

Najma Akhtar – Indian vocal, UK

Kiranpal Singh – Santur

Nawazish Ali Khan – Violin

Daud Khan – Rabab, Afghanistan

Sirish Kumar – Tabla

Suman Sarkar – Tabla  

Marianne Kirch – hammered dulcimer, vocal, Munich

Marika Falk – Persian Dombak, Munich

Peter Michael Hamel – prepared piano

Claudia Matussek – overtone singing

Whirling Dervishes, 14-piece Galata Mevlevi Ensemble – Turkey

Uighur Ensemble Meshräp – Dutar, Gijak, Violin, Rawap, Daf, Percussion – East-Turkestan

Raed Khoshaba Shammon - Oud – Iraq,

Gnawa Sidi Mimoun – Sufi-congregation – Chant, Guembri, Qaraqebs, T’bels – Marocco

Lama Karta – chant – Tibet

Nirmalya Dey – Dhrupad-vocal – India

EVA Quartett – church singing – Bulgaria

Baher Al-Rejeb – Qanun – Iraq

Richard Ames Ensemble – Yiddish songs, USA

Tibetan Monks – Rituals, natural overtones, Tibet

Börte Quintett – Shaman Instruments – Mongolia

Ponglang Ensemble – Buddhist Monks – Thailand

Black Sea Trio – Crimean Tatars, Russia

Dessi Slava Kepenerova – Classical Percussion – Sofia, Bulgaria

Peter Ludwig und Sissy Schmidhuber – Tango Immortale, Munich

Gurbaksh Singh – Vocal and Tar Shehnai – India

Kirpal Singh – Vocal – India

Charanjeev Singh – Tabla, UK

Play reading „Music is my Religion“ from „The White Mogul“ by Al Gromer Khan

The Sacred Music of Namdhari Sikhs, India

Baghdad Quintett – Raed Khoshaba & Ensemble – Oud, Santur, Ney, Percussion – Iraq

Maryam Akhondy und ‘Banu’ – 7-piece women vokalgroup – Iran,

Trio Daud Khan – Rabab and Serbarali – Afghanistan

Gilles Zimmermann - viola da gamba, France

 

CLASSICAL INDIAN CONCERTS with (a selection):

Ustad Imrat Khan – Sitar, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977.

Pandit Nikhil Banerjee – Sitar, 1972

Ustad Rais Khan – Sitar, 1980

Hariprasad Chaurasia - Bamboo Flute, 1981

Al Gromer Khan - Sitar - Surbahar

Zakir Hussain - Tabla, 1981

Jamal-ud-din Bharatiya – Sitar with son Roshan Jamal Bhartiya – Sitar 1980

Subroto Roy Chowdhury – Sitar, 1980

Ustad Nishat Khan - Sitar

Ram Narayan – Sarangi, 1973

Munir Khan – Sarangi, 1974

Surjeet Singh – Sarangi

Asad Qizilbash – Sarod

Munawar Ali Khan – Vocal, 1977

Amelia Cuni – Dhrupad-vocal

Pandit Kumar Bose – Tabla

Ustad Latif Ahmed Khan – Tabla

Sukhwinder Singh Namdhari ‘Pinky’ – Tabla

Shanka Chatterjee – Tabla

Markandey Mishra – Tabla

Bhadri Maharaj – Tabla

Zamir Ahmed Khan – Tabla

Shafaat Miandad Khan – Tabla

Jatinder Thakur – Tabla

Charanjeev-Singh – Tabla,

Subroto Manna – Tabla

Suman Sarkar – Tabla

Prabir Mitra – Tabla

Soumitra Paul – Tabla

Sanju Sahai – Tabla