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For a different experience

If something different is what you are looking for, then The Manganiyar Seduction by Roysten Abel is for you. It’s a 67-minute long audio-visual spectacle by Amarrass Records.

art and culture Updated: Nov 27, 2010 00:24 IST
Navdeep Kaur Marwah

If something different is what you are looking for, then The Manganiyar Seduction by Roysten Abel is for you. It’s a 67-minute long audio-visual spectacle by Amarrass Records. Interestingly, this concert has opened and closed some of the biggest theatre festivals in the world — from the Holland Festival to even the Sydney Festival. The Delhi concert is happening today at 7 pm in association with the

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A highlight of the event will the Manganiyars, from the obscure villages of Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Barmer in western Rajasthan, a community of Muslim court musician. “The Manganiyars perform at marriages, deaths and births. Their music is complex and secular. They are highly accomplished performers. The main aim is to use theatre to create magic in music,” says Avirook Sen, director, Amarrass records. With the romantic backdrop of Purana Qila, the event will have 43 musicians seated in 36 lighted, red-curtained cubicles arranged horizontally on top of each other