Archive of Indian Music launched

The Archive of Indian Music (AIM), to be formally launched on 30 July 2013, is an online compilation of vintage gramaphonic records of speeches, songs, plays etc dating as far back as 1902.

The archive includes digital version of first recording of Vande Matram clips, of Rabindranath Tagore reciting poetry as also recordings from early cinema, film songs by Mohammed Rafi and playback singers, folk music and devotional songs, ghazals, qawali as well as recordings of old plays etc.

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