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The Ravi Shankar Collection: West Meets East: The Historic Shankar/Menuhin Sessions
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Audio, Cassette, Original recording remastered, November 2, 1999
This CD is a very nice blend of eastern and western classical music.
Ravi Shankar isn't the greatest sitarist of the past century although is one its most famous proponents and poster boy of Indian music in the West.
It is partly because I don't understand things technically and because words fail me when I really love something.
I probably had very high expectations, being a fan of both artists. It is very "experimental" and kind of a neither fish nor fowl situation. Read morePublished 10 days ago by bradysadd
Somewhat less thrilling than prior CDs. Still great music and great performances of that music.Published 1 month ago by Robert M. Keenan, Jr.
Just that simple. Very worthwhile having in one's collection. The interpaly between the two artists is very subtle and not overpowering.Published 10 months ago by James G. Phinizy
After seeing Daniel Hope in concert -East meets West- I got both West meets East, and East meets West. Highly recommended.Published 11 months ago by Pat
When I was sixteen I heard this recording in the living room of friends house sitting next to a cold fireplace. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
Could not recall the title, and was reminded of it - as I saw them play together on educational TV. I was very pleased with the condition.Published 23 months ago by lesmoore2204
Not being a music major, I only know as much about Indian classical music as I can glean from liner notes. My understanding is this--there's a lot going on! Read morePublished 23 months ago by A. Weirdly Mungster
I'd purchased the original LP version back in the late 60s and have been enthralled by it ever since. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Pete
Don't know how I ever missed having this in my library.
Such a delight!
Glad to have finally acquired this gem.