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  • I came across this wonderful instrument called a shehnai, which is an oboe, but it's from the area around Pakistan, and I decided that I wanted one in this show.


  • It is partly romantic too depicting the profound love between the two main protagonists and also situational as can be ascertained from the 'shehnai' piece which is a must during traditional wedding ceremonies. - bollywood updates

  • The use of Indian musical instruments like the synthesized 'shehnai' and Western percussions and piano blend gently into the song making it a - bollywood updates

  • From a week before, shehnai players sat in bamboo machans at the entrance to the house, playing their pipes.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • His approach to the soprano saxophone emulates shehnai and sundri as well as bansuri.

    A Guide to Classical Indian/Jazz Fusion by Allen Alley Cat Lutins

  • Trouble happens when those who overspend shamelessly refuse to pay their dues after the last shehnai dies down.

    The Times of India

  • Infighting among the bride†™ s family, squabbling with the groom†™ s side, battles with the event manager, the great Indian wedding turns really ugly almost as soon as the last strains of the shehnai die out ...

    The Times of India

  • Sibal recently admitted to having helped shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan when the latter was undergoing a bad financial phase.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • Bagpipes, shehnai and dhol-dama are now only played in the traditional garhwali weddings, a joyfully raucous celebration.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • You find a surma in Ukraine, a srailai in Cambodia, a shehnai in India. | news


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  • Thought to bring good luck, shehnai music is commonly played at Indian wedding ceremonies. Persian in origin.

    December 22, 2006