Einstein once wrote, "I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are mere details." He was speaking of the physical universe. In the universe of the swara, Khansaheb Abdul Karim Khan could well have echoed similar sentiments. For in Khansaheb's music, it was the swara, its shades and aesthetic, that was paramount. The following feature on this MahaRishi is eloquent enough.
[ Originally posted on RMIC by Rajan Parrikar as part of Great Masters Series. ]
Ud. Shamshuddin Khan accompanying Ud. Abdul Kareem Khan