Anoushka Shankar's new album, Home, marks a return to the Indian classical music her father, Ravi Shankar, taught her. Laura Lewis / Deutsche Grammophon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Return To Ragas: Family Matters For Sitar Player Anoushka Shankar

For her latest album, Home, Shankar has returned to the classical training she'd absorbed from her father, the late Ravi Shankar.

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"There's a very primal, emotional response I feel when I hear flamenco," sitar player Anoushka Shankar says. "It's quite in the belly in a way." Harper Smith hide caption

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Anoushka Shankar: A Sitar Player In Andalusia

On her new album, Traveller, Shankar goes back in time to make connections between India and Spain.

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