Listed below is a selection of recordings of Mushtaq Ali Khan in MP3 format. Just click on any raga you wish to access. Gradually this index will be enlarged as the original recordings are formatted. Although the fidelity of these recordings is at times obscured and will require adjustments of volume and equalization, this archive will provide insight into Mushtaq Ali Khan's distinct style and the way in which he preserved the purity of the Senia tradition. They will also give the listener as well as students of Indian music an intricate picture of the grammar, character, and feeling of the melodic architecture inherent in classical instrumental music. These recordings are provided to the listening public freely and no commercial purpose whatsoever is intended.
A raga played around midnight. High tempo with force and vigor.
A special recording from 1934 that Mushtaq Ali Khan recorded as a 78 rpm disc. Never distributed. Demonstration of Khansaheb's speed and skill.
A raga of the early night between 6 and 9, tender, patient and warm hearted tones.
Early morning preferably just after the sunrise, strong but also devotional, particularly for sadhana.
Always the desert at the end of a concert. Loving, compassionate, as well as devotional.
The second of two short pieces Mushtaq Ali Khan recorded in 1934 when he was twenty three.