Gangubai Hangal

The Voice of Tradition

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At 75 years, Hangal may be the last representative of a generation that valued tradition and simplicity over show. She has been singing publicly since the late '20s and still performs with a group that includes her daughter and granddaughter. These performances of ragas from the "Kirana Gharana" are an important rarity amid the multiple recordings of familiar virtuosos. (70:07)

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