Recordings: Raves for Ravi & Yehudi

In a decade of performing in the West, Indian Sitar Master Ravi Shankar, 47, has won a devoted following among musicians from Jazzman Dave Brubeck to Beatle George Harrison. But only one notable Westerner has ever performed with him: Violinist Yehudi Menuhin, 51, longtime apostle of Indian culture and faithful practitioner of yoga. The two met in India in 1952, and Menuhin persuaded Shankar to play last summer at the Bath Festival in England. In what both performers termed "an experiment," Menuhin practiced his violin for two days under Shankar's coaching so...

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