Music

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  • Adnan Sami questions 'selective convenience' of Muslim clerics

    Adnan Sami questions 'selective convenience' of Muslim clerics

    Singer Adnan Sami has questioned Muslim clerics how "music is haram" after news surfaced online of US President Trump joining in traditional male-only sword dance in Saudi Arabia. Sharing a video clip of the dance, Adnan, who is of Pakistani......

    May 21, 2017
  • In the limelight

    In the limelight

    Diseased (see: gifted) with the particularly atypical condition of sound-to-colour synaesthesia, for the New Zealand born pop-star Lorde, writing songs is an experience more ocular than musical. “From the moment I start something, I can see the finished song, even......

    May 17, 2017
  • Celebrating 25 years of harmonious ties

    Celebrating 25 years of harmonious ties

    Johann Sebastian Bach once said, "It is easy to play any musical instrument: All you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself"; but many will agree that this is......

    May 14, 2017
  • Love being part of Springdales music trail: Rahul Ram

    Love being part of Springdales music trail: Rahul Ram

    “Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue,” the Greek philosopher Plato once said. Picking the rhythm from the inspiring words, Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan organised the annual Inter-House Choir Festival, where......

    May 13, 2017
  • Sweetest songs, saddest thoughts

    Sweetest songs, saddest thoughts

    ElRetablo de Maese Pedro and La Vidabreve ~ these are the names of two heart-touching operas by Manuel de Falla, one of the most distinguished Spanish composers of the early 20th century, his music being a fusion of poetry, asceticism,......

    May 7, 2017
  • Adele sports old lady's look for 29th birthday

    Adele sports old lady's look for 29th birthday

    Singer Adele chose the look of an old lady to celebrate her 29th birthday. Adele turned 29 on Friday. She took to Twitter to thank her fans for their wishes on her birthday, reports aceshowbiz.com. In some of the images......

    May 6, 2017
  • Keith Urban stresses music education at Grammys on the Hill

    Keith Urban stresses music education at Grammys on the Hill

    Country star Keith Urban has emphasised on the importance of music education in schools. The 49-year-old musician was honoured with the Recording Artists' Coalition Award for his musical achievements and commitment to numerous music education programmes at the Grammys on......

    April 10, 2017
  • I was never the best: Victoria Beckham

    I was never the best: Victoria Beckham

    Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham says being in the former pop girl group Spice Girls has given her a lot of opportunities to learn an "enormous amount" of things. During an interview with ELLE UK magazine, the 42-year-old star opens up about......

    April 8, 2017
  • Taste of Islamic advance

    Taste of Islamic advance

    Since time immemorial Assam has been known for its unique social harmony, religious tolerance and pluralism. The land of great Vaishnavite saint Srimanta Sankardev,who spread the message of love, cohesion and brotherhood among all communities, castes and creeds centuries ago,......

    March 27, 2017
  • Fame made me painfully lonely: Lady Gaga

    Fame made me painfully lonely: Lady Gaga

    Singer-actress Lady Gaga says fame made her so lonely that it was "painful". Gaga, while discussing her rise to fame, revealed she found it hard to connect with her old friends in New York when she became an overnight star......

    March 26, 2017
  • Sufism offers neutral space for religious harmony: Sufi singer

    Sufism offers neutral space for religious harmony: Sufi singer

    Sufi music offers a neutral space without belonging to any particular religion at a time when the public discourse is dominated by religious nationalism, says singer Dhruv Sangari. “When there is so much unrest in the name of religion, sect......

    March 23, 2017
  • No music is bad: Tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose

    No music is bad: Tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose

    Music is all about rhythmic collaboration, and no music -- even fusion -- is bad if justice is done to the symphonic pieces by the performers, Tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose believes. "Good music in any form will serve its purpose......

    March 22, 2017
  • No music is bad: Tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose

    No music is bad: Tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose

    Music is all about rhythmic collaboration, and no music -- even fusion -- is bad if justice is done to the symphonic pieces by the performers, Tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose believes. "Good music in any form will serve its purpose......

    March 22, 2017