Tag: Pt. Kumar Gandharva

  • Fifty Shades of Yaman

    Every student of Indian Classical Music, at the very beginning of his student life, learns Raga Yaman. Similarly, every performing artist, sometime or the other has played or sung this Raga during his career as a musician. In the world of Indian Classical Music, Yaman certainly has a spot which can hardly be taken by…

  • Jhinjhoti- The song of hopelessness

    Sometimes I just wonder about some Ragas and moods they create. There are more than hundreds of Ragas in Indian Classical Music, each different from the others. I wonder what led to creation of so many ragas. Some say Ragas were ultimately created by picking up some phrases from folk music which sounds quite reasonable.…

  • Pt. Kumar Gandharva- The purpose behind a Tarana

    Note- Tarana is a type of composition which generally does not carry any meaning. As per the trend goes, Taranas are sung in a fast tempo. ¬† Many times, it is seen that listeners as well as vocalists are not aware of purpose behind different types of compositions that are being sung. Ideally, everyone should…

  • Pt. Kumar Gandharva- The musician who made a difference

    Whenever any famous musician from the world of Indian classical music is questioned about the quality of newcomers in the field, the answer we get is very positive. Almost all of them say that the young musicians are doing very good. If someone listens to some records of pt. Kumar Gandharva and then gives a…

  • Pt. Kumar Gandharva : Famous Musicians of India

    Lady Gaga, in her concert in India had said that she reads books by Osho and also she likes the concept of Rebel put up by Osho. ¬†Lady Gaga also said that her journey has been that of a rebel. I am not right person to tell if Lady Gaga really had a rebellious journey…

  • Pt. Mukul Shivputra and Laughing Kumar Gandharva

    To welcome the rains, a wonderful concert by Pt. Mukul Shivputra was organised at Bharat Natya Mandir, Pune. It is a rare chance to listen to Pt. Mukul Shivputra. He had given a glimpse of his divine voice and unmatched rendering to the music lovers of Pune in a concert organised at Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha…