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by david
Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: Phased transfer
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: Phased transfer

I am dependent on an outside entity for porting the data from the old server to the new. Therefore I really do not know.
by david
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: Phased transfer
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Phased transfer

It looks like the transfer is going to be in two steps. Within the next day or so (possibly within the next few hours) the forums will transfer to the new service. Some days later the rest of the site will transfer.
by david
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: Update
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Update

Here is an update on the new forums. I have already contracted with the new service for the forums. It is already laid out and and set up, but it is taking longer than expected to port over the posts, users lists, passwords, etc. however you can see from the present layout what the structure of the ...
by david
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: Things to expect
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Things to expect

This is just a few things to expect. On Friday we will change the DNS servers. What this means is that the URL will start to direct requests for chandrakantha.com to the new servers instead of the old one. but it takes time for the new information to ripple across the internet. Most people will bill...
by david
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: JUNE 15th!!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 32

JUNE 15th!!!!

On Friday June 15th we change the DNS servers to the new site and the new forums. Thank you for your patience in this matter.
by david
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: New site New forums
Replies: 0
Views: 63

New site New forums

we are working on the new site with the new forums. Be patient.
by david
Tue May 23, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: New Forums/New Site
Replies: 1
Views: 68

New Forums/New Site

We are in the process of creating a totally new site with totally new forums. While you are seeing this site, there is a parallel site under development. This new site however is not online. Everyone has noticed that there are problems with this site. We are not bothering to maintain it because we e...
by david
Tue May 09, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: THESE FORUMS & MISC
Topic: Bug: white bar on screen on iPhone
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: Bug: white bar on screen on iPhone

I will look into this.
by david
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: प्रकाश onstage at ICM performances
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: प्रकाश onstage at ICM performances

It is the name of the sound company that supplied the microphones, amp, and speakers. It is a very common custom for sound companies to do this.
by david
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: making jawari
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: making jawari

Your offer is very kind and I am sure that there will be very many uses. But you may wish to consider something Ivory is a word which is sometimes loosely thrown around. The normal material for making jawari is camel bone (unth ka haddi). this is not just because elephant ivory (hatthi ka dant) is e...
by david
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: PERCUSSIVE INSTRUMENTS
Topic: 4.75" pudis?
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: 4.75" pudis?

I have them and I sell them. Contact me by email. david@chandrakantha.com
by david
Fri Dec 16, 2016 6:04 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Vaoaiya of Bangladesh
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Vaoaiya of Bangladesh

This is just to let everyone know that my friend and long time contributor to the site, Mir Ali Akhtar, is releasing his book on the folk theatre tradition of Bangladesh known as Vaoaiya. It would be nice if we all write him a letter to congratulate him on this great accomplishment. His address is m...
by david
Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: Archived Forum Threads
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: Archived Forum Threads

Go to the navigation bar in the left hand corner and click on "forums". from there scroll down to the "archives" link.
by david
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: PERCUSSIVE INSTRUMENTS
Topic: How to distinguish between the playing of different gharanas
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: How to distinguish between the playing of different gharanas

Well there is no real consensus as to how many bajs there actually are. In the 19th century it appears that every gharana had its own baj. However, today we may look at it as being two tabla bajs and a pakhawaj baaj. The tabla bajs are nominally the Dilli baaj and the Purbi baj. The pakhawaj baaj, a...
by david
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: PERCUSSIVE INSTRUMENTS
Topic: How to distinguish between the playing of different gharanas
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: How to distinguish between the playing of different gharanas

I would respectfully like to remind you that there is a difference between Baj and Gharana. Baj is a style of playing while gharana is determined by ones linage. In the old days the baj that one played was an indication of ones gharana but today this is greatly reduced. Today musicians are supposed ...