Renowned musician of Gwalior gharana Prof Jayant khot from Allahabad University visited as an expert for three days
Department of Vocal music FPA MSU Baroda had organized a three day sessions of music. Renowned musician of Gwalior gharana Prof Jayant khot from Allahabad University visited as an expert for three days.
Three main activities took place during the session which includes Archival project, workshop and lecture demo along with interactive music sessions with students and teachers.
In the Archival project, Dr Jayant khot recorded over 25 very rare compositions in various Ragas of traditional Gwalior gharana. These are comprised of Trivat, Chaturang, Raas, Hori, Tarana, Khayal, Tappa, Tap khayal and ashtapadi. Many of these compositions are disappearing from performances.
In Workshop and Lecture demo, Prof Jayant Khot delivered a lecture on importance of Guru Shishya parampara in music, its relevance today, its various facets, some very interesting stories related to musicians. Thereafter he taught several compositions to over 100 students and their historic background.