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Tansen Samaroh

Tansen Samaroh:

1,300 musicians played Vande Mataram on tabla to enter the Guinness World Record for the “largest table ensemble” during the ongoing 99th International Tansen Samaroh in Gwalior.

  • Tansen Samaroh is a tribute to Indian musical legend, Shri Ramtanu Misra, famously known as Tansen.
  • It is held every year in December in Gwalior to celebrate Tansen.
  • Artists and music lovers from all over the world gather here to pay tribute to the Great Indian Musical Maestro Tansen.

Tansen :

  • He was a vocalist, instrumentalist and music composer.
  • He is credited as the founder of the Hindustani classical music.
  • He was one of the Navratnas (Nine gems) in Emperor Akbar’s court.
  • Akbar considered him as a Navaratnas (nine jewels), and gave him the title Mian, an honorific, meaning learned man.
  • Tansen is remembered for his epic Dhrupad compositions, creating several new ragas, as well as for writing two classic books on music Sri Ganesh Stotra and Sangita Sara.