Tag: Music

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  • The realm of melody

    The realm of melody

    Music has the invincible power to create a fascinating ambience and make one relive the past.

    August 11, 2019
  • The core that connects to the soul

    The core that connects to the soul

    Music affects our minds in a positive way and can lead us out of the darkest of times and into days of eternal sunshine.

    July 5, 2019
  • Dance and movement as a therapy for autistic children

    Dance and movement as a therapy for autistic children

    The effects of dance on our body and mind are immense – from improving your heart rate, muscle strength, balance and coordination, reducing depression to instantly boosting one’s mood, it does it all!

    June 26, 2019
  • The music we make has traces of our ideologies: Composer Ranjit Barot

    The music we make has traces of our ideologies: Composer Ranjit Barot

    Composer Ranjit Barot gets candid about his long and illustrious career which involves collaboration with big names from the industry and much more.

    June 22, 2019
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards presented: Check out complete list

    Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards presented: Check out complete list

    As many as 42 artistes from different fields in five categories were awarded at the function

    February 7, 2019
  • Startlingly frank

    Startlingly frank

    The American singer-songwriter John Grant talks about his new album Love Is Magic, the lasting effects of suppressing his sexuality, and loving his Trump supporting siblings.

    October 20, 2018
  • Music helps in creating bonds, managing crises: Maestro Wirth

    Music helps in creating bonds, managing crises: Maestro Wirth

    Prof Wirth is also the president and artistic director of the Vienna Boys’ Choir and founder of the Wirth Music Academy.

    October 9, 2018
  • Are you left-brained or right-brained?

    Are you left-brained or right-brained?

    There is a common belief that most people are either more “right-brained” or more “left-brained” while there are a few who are almost equally balanced. A strong left brain manifests itself through interest and competency in analytical subjects – science, mathematics, business and accounting, logic, manufacturing etc. whereas a person with a strong right brain …

    September 2, 2018
  • A mixed feast of music

    A mixed feast of music

    Sangamam 2018, organised by Sunaad in the Capital, concluded with a befitting Veena recital and Ustad F Wasifuddin Dagar's concert.

    May 19, 2018
  • Music for a cause

    Music for a cause

    The Uphaar fire tragedy on On 13 June, 1997, claimed several innocent lives. But it raised many significant questions about our social values and our ability as a nation, to implement and enforce some of the most basic laws governing the safety and survival of our people. In an attempt to commemorate those who lost …

    April 26, 2018
  • Colourful and rich presentation

    Colourful and rich presentation

    Exquisite dance pieces based on mythological stories from popular Indian tales were showcased in all its varied brilliance.

    April 21, 2018
  • Scintillating music

    Scintillating music

    A perfect blend of melody with mathematics was on display at a Carnatic music concert in the Capital, presented by Manda Sudharani

    April 7, 2018
  • ‘popcorn music is finding a bigger share’

    ‘popcorn music is finding a bigger share’

    What do you think of music in Bollywood currently? Jigar: Audiences today aren’t well-informed about good music making and hence due to limited knowledge and exposure want just Punjabi rap or dance music. As composers we need to cater to producer demands so we then inculcate hooklines that reflect this trend in some way. We …

    March 29, 2018
  • Pure aural bliss

    Pure aural bliss

    The fans and followers of the late sitar and surbahar maestro Subroto Roy Chowdhury organised an event at Sisir Mancha recently that turned out to be a homage to music itself. Roy Chowdhury was trained by Nirmal Chakraborty, Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury and Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan. The singing style of his guru, dhrupad maestro …

    March 17, 2018
  • Listening to music may help you exercise longer

    Listening to music may help you exercise longer

    Listening to music while exercising can help you work out for a longer time.

    March 5, 2018
  • ‘Music has no language or religion’

    ‘Music has no language or religion’

    Nizami Bandhu, a renowned Qawwali group with a 700- year-old rich legacy, is headed by Chand Nizami and accompanied by his two nephews, Shadab Faridi Nizami and Sohrab Faridi Nizami, who are also fondly called as Nizami Brothers. They hail from the legendary Sikandra Gharana. In an e-mail interaction with Nivedita R, the Nizami Brothers …

    March 2, 2018
  • Unassuming maestro

    Unassuming maestro

    The sad news of Pt Sunil Mukherjee’s passing away on 17 February after a long illness left the musical fraternity, especially his disciples and admirers, desolate. It was just a couple of years ago when we had listened to the sonorous Sarod of Pt Sunil Mukherjee, the most unassuming Sarod Maestro of Maihar Gharana at …

    March 2, 2018