ali akbar khan

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ali akbar khan

composer, virtuoso sarod player, and teacher, active in presenting classical Indian music to Western audiences. Khan's music is rooted in the Hindustani (northern) tradition of Indian music (see also Hindustani music).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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