Members of Vande Mataram music society play sitars during a function to offer tributes to the late legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar on the banks of the Ganges River in Varana

 

              Members of Vande Mataram music society play sitars during a function to offer tributes to the late legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar on the banks of  the Ganges River in Varana
Members of Vande Mataram music society play sitars during a function to offer tributes to the late legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanas , India, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Shankar, who is credited with connecting the world to Indian music, died Tuesday in San Diego at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)