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Swararangee Compositions in North Indian Semi Classical AndLight Music Thumri

Swararangee Compositions in North Indian Semi Classical AndLight Music Thumri

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-'Bandish' in classical and semi-classical music, and 'rachanaa' in light music are an important component of musical material and it has a distinct role in music making of North Indian ( Hindustani) music, While bandish enters as an important component of musical material in classical and semi-classical music, sangeet rachanaa comes up as a complete form in light music. To create  a bandish in semi-classical music, one has to have sound knowledge about - swar, lay, raag, taal, form, interest in literature, affinity towards words, ability to create novelty in the context of tradition, independent style, etc., Similarly, in light music one is bound by- selection and placement of the words according to the theme of the song, musical score, tempo, rhythmic structure, etc,
 Dr. Prabha Atre's bandish and rachanaas reflect all the above mentioned qualities. It is rare to find a women performer who has composed bandish in different genres, representative of changing times. It is even rare to find and artiste writing in contemporary music performance from different perspectives.
In this book, there are 137 compositions in 38 mishra raags, which include forms like thumri, daadraa, ghazal, bhaktigeet along with Marathi ghazal, bhaavageet, bhaktigeet. For one who wishes to present thumri, daadraa one after the other in the same raag, there are complementary themes to enchance the emotional content. The book also contains compositions in common and unused raags like Kanakaangi, Shivaranjani, etc., along with some new created jod ( combined) raags like kaafi ranjani, Gaaraa Malhaar, etc., The notation and the accompanying illustrative audio recording to the bandish will help music lovers and students to enjoy better.
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