The same December 1987 session that gave rise to RÆg Bhupal Tori/RÆg Patdip produced a magical performance of the dawn raga "Lalit." Over 73 minutes, Ram Narayan coaxes out phrase and after phrase to set the senses tingling. Quoted on the back of this CD, Yehudi Menuhin spoke for many people when he said, "I cannot separate the sarangi from Ran Narayan, so thoroughly fused are they, not only in my memory but in the fact of this sublime dedication of the great musician to an instrument which is no longer archaic because of the matchless way he had made it speak." Others may have left space for a breath. That have would been the only difference.
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