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Bansuri flutes flight case
How to clean fungus
Sometimes fungus grows on the bansuri in humid and cold areas, or when the bansuri is left unused for a long time. To remove the fungus, use a very soft cotton cloth and repeat the process after every 2-3 days. If the fungus still remains, then wet the cotton cloth slightly and rinse it, there shouldn't be any water dripping from the cloth, and then try to clean the fungus again. Do not wet the cloth when you try for the first time. The cloth which you insert in the bansuri should be smooth to insert and remove otherwise it can cause damage to the bansuri.
Pt. Ronu Majumdar Ji
India's Ace Flautist , needs no introduction to music lovers all over the globe. By virtue of his phenomenal talent, he and the Bansuri are literally synonymous. If the flute is likened to a temple, Pt. Ronu Majumdar would be its foremost worshipper. Ranendranath Majumdar, popularly known as Ronu Majumdar is a force to reckon with in the realm of Indian classical music both as a thinking musician and scintillating performer. Ronu Majumdar began playing the flute under the guidance of his father Dr. Bhanu Majumdar, late Pt. Lakshman Prasad Jaipurwale and finally the revered Pt. Vijay Raghav Rao. He was also fortunate to receive training from his grand guru Pt. Ravi Shankar Ronu ji's Bansuri is transcendental. It transports you to a zone where divinity reigns supreme and produces a balmy effect thereby taking us on a spiritual journey. His Bansuri keeps juggling between eras. At one moment, it reminds you of the mythical Ras Leela of Lord Krishna and his Gopis; the next instance could be a jam session with ace guitarist Ry Cooder and Lary Coryell. Pt. Ronu ji is also a Grammy Nominee for his work with the Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck in the album “Tabula Rasa” {1996}. He has performed and composed for the Hollywood movie “Primary Colours” and collaborated with top artists like George Harrison, Ry Cooder, Philip Glass, Lary Coryell and Pt. Ravi Shankar, Pt Ronu Majumdar has composed music for indias first imax film Mystin India His Sadhana School of Music in Chicago, USA is solely aimed at spreading awareness and generating interest about our varied Classical Art forms. While legendary guitarist Ry Cooder called him- “Dr. Feelgood of Indian Flute”, his Guru Pt. Vijay Raghav Rao remarked “ Ronu is mightier than most of the musicians in the country today”.
Pt. Rajendra Prasanna Ji with our Bansuri
It gives me immense delight that Pt. Rajendra Prasanna ji plays our bansuri. Whenever he visits us, he always has something to add to the bansuri which makes it even better. We are very thankful that Pandit ji doesn't only play our bansuri himself but also recommends it to all of his very talented students. We are blessed to have Pandit ji to guide us and help us grow.
Bansuri flutes flight case
Flight Case has always been a necessity of every Bansuri player, professional or a student. We have received several requests over a period of time for a sturdy, safe yet easy to carry flight case made from the point of view of keeping this very delicate & precious bamboo instrument safe & sound. A case which you do not need to take as a cabin baggage anymore, but can hold an entire set of Bansuris safe as a check in baggage. This needed highly precise and intelligent work to develop something of this sort, which has never been done before in this manner. We waited to get the right material, craftsmanship and a whole lot of time before we could finally present a very proud product for keeping our most precious Bansuris we travel with. It took us about 2 and a half years to develop this magnificent flight case keeping in mind factors like capacity, size, weight, safety features, flute holding mechanism, carry-along systems, locks, handles, overall design etc. Also, something which should look good while you travel along with it. But maximum emphasis was on the sturdiness of this case. After investing a huge amount of money, time & rejecting a lot of models we developed during this process and then finally carving out something which holds best of all we could experiment, filter down & finally produce the final case hereon knowns as the "Flight Case".
Napoleon Selvaraj Ji with our Bansuri flute
Thanks to all the distinguished ones who payed their visits during our Chennai Workshop. special thanks to Napoleon Selvaraj ji, Sasi Akashji, Narthan ji, Navin Iyer ji, Natraj ji and Charlie. It was a great experience to see artists coming for the very first time in the workshop and buying some flutes but returning the very next day to buy a whole bunch of flutes since they loved the flutes so much. We were overwhelmed to witness this trend during the entire workshop. Some of the repeated words of praise we received from most of the artists were that they loved the Bansuri Tone, tuning, pitching & octave balance in the studio or otherwise.
Pr. Paras Nath
When one enters the workshop of Shri Subhash Thakur, one enters an enchanting, wonderful world of flutes. One sees Subhashji and his dedicated team of flute makers diligently make high quality flutes out of every piece of bamboo that comes into their hands. For any flautist, it's such an endearing sight to be surrounded by flutes of all sizes -- it's an endless world of baansuris. Personally for me, it's a matter of great pride that Sri Subhash Thakur has become probably the best known flute producer from India. He is like an elder brother to me who has given wings to my imagination. His contribution in my growth as a baansuri player has been immense as it's he who makes just the right instrument for me. His craftsmanship has helped my creativity reach new heights. I've known Subhashji for more than 15 years and he has always been there for me with his wise words and superb flutes. He has a sound musical mind and a great ear for the right pitch. Thus, he is able to give very useful technical inputs to flute players as well as other young musicians. I've had the pleasure of working with him over the make and sound of my flutes and his inputs have widened my musical horizon. His flutes give me the freedom to play the way I want to, such is the quality of the flutes he makes.