Ravi Shankar   Three Ragas
4.3
superb
Release Date: 1956
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4.0 excellentDoctorVelvet | January 7th 16

The appeal of certain albums and alas entire types of music, is often meant to be derived in far
different ways than most Westerners are used to. This is one of such albums. These aren't three
songs, these are three ragas. And trying to listen to them as the former will only lead to
disappointment and confusion. The listener is meant to bask in the flowing river of astounding musical
display put on by Shankar. The listener is meant to enter something of a meditative trance when
listening to this. As vague and pretentious as this may come across, the listener must become the
sitar. If Three Ragas is listened to in such ways, then it won't sound merely like pointless repetitive
sitar twanging (as I've heard mentioned elsewhere online). Shankar is a musicians musician, and this
remains true even if not at all versed in traditional music. The skill is utterly mind-numbing.

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5.0 classichere comes the spirit man | August 25th 16
4.0 excellentp4p | May 30th 16
4.0 excellentIntenseSerenity | May 15th 16
3.5 greatJabbott1313 | February 14th 16
4.5 superbRichard | January 22nd 16
2.0 poorApplaudBlue | December 31st 15
3.5 greatvast knowledge of things that don't matter | December 9th 15
3.5 greatGreem | November 15th 15
3.0 goodPhil M. | September 29th 15
3.5 greati don't even listen to music anymore tbh rip | September 13th 15
4.5 superbBritch2tiger | September 12th 15
5.0 classicSwiftRocker | August 19th 15
4.5 superbJerrad Williams | August 15th 15
2.0 poormontekristoo99 | August 14th 15
4.0 excellentFriday13th | July 30th 15
5.0 classicrandom | July 7th 15
4.0 excellentLowgain | June 13th 15
4.0 excellentType2Diabeetus | April 16th 15
4.5 superbCelestialVoyage | April 9th 15
3.0 goodGrandpa Seth | January 28th 15
5.0 classicRodrigo | October 5th 14
5.0 classicMahadev Avatar Vishnu thundering cloud | July 3rd 14
4.5 superbDisco is NOT dead! Disco is LIFE! | April 18th 14
5.0 classicAustin Newell | March 12th 14
4.0 excellentnwhitmore | December 16th 13
4.5 superbLungButter | October 27th 13
4.3 superbHernan M. Campbell STAFF | August 31st 13
5.0 classicZiguvan | August 2nd 13
5.0 classicahhhhhh | August 1st 13
5.0 classicJeremy Vee | July 23rd 13
4.0 excellent666Micrograms | May 30th 13
4.0 excellentcraycraig | May 16th 13
5.0 classicmossteeth | May 12th 13
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5.0 classicMadKungFu | April 6th 13
5.0 classicChapStick69 | February 18th 13
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5.0 classicDoojiman | April 20th 12

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