Take Note! 2 – Flyer

Series nameClassical

Take Note’ was a festival celebrating diverse music and was held in Islington. It showcased music by Islington community’s disabled performers. The festival was presented by the charity “Shape London” and Islington Arts and Heritage. ‘Take Note! 2’ was held at The Union Chapel, Islington on 6 and 7 July 1996. This A5 flyer provides details of the weekend performances which included a performance by Baluji Shrivastav on sitar. The festival featured music workshops and performances of rock, soul, jazz, Indian classical and Middle Eastern music.

Date of Creation / Publication1996
CreatorShape London
Associated Person/ OrganisationShrivastav, Baluji; Islington Arts and Heritage
Collection and Reference NumberBaluji Shrivastav Collection (GB 2661 BS)
Catalogue NumberBS/CL/7
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Baluji Shrivastav
Series notesA self-taught and trained classical musician, Baluji Shrivastav plays the sitar, dilruba, surbahar, harmonium and tabla, to name but a few. He has led the musical accompaniment to many of the world's leading Indian classical dancers both in Europe and in the subcontinent and continues to perform solo and ensemble concerts.

The digitised items in this section include CD and cassette sleeves, and a selection of concert flyers and posters of Baluji's classical music concerts held around the world.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Baluji Shrivastav Collection falls into several categories relating to Baluji's work: classical music, new music, fusion, education, and theatre. The digitised items include photographs, concert flyers and posters, extracts of theatre programmes and education related documents.