Music

Laura Sullivan's Music Video Project

Grammy Winner Laura Sullivan calls out to the world to make history by singing in her new music video

Grammy winning artist Laura Sullivan is well known for teaming up with talented music industry professionals. Whether in providing music to the hit show “So You Think You Can Dance,” Emmy winning documentaries, or national television commercials, she has always sought to bring people together to create new music. However, this time Sullivan is reaching out …

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Music Monday

What is Music Monday? Music Monday is a creative outfit introduced in Aamchi Mumbai as a fleeting thought in Jason’s mind to encourage people to share their favorite music/songs on the new age social network – Facebook. Today, after one and half years of this idea’s inception, we are a team of four young music …

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Indian Music

Indian Classical Music Indian music is sublime in its expression, deep in its origin, majestic in its speed, and all-encompassing in its subtlety. “Sangeet—संगीत” or “Gān—गान”, as it is known in Indian languages, is a form of worship or a mode through which the exponent offers his/her prayers to his/her chosen deity or any form …

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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi was born on February 4, 1922 and is one of the pillar of Hindustani classical vocalists. I can say without reserve that if you have any love for Indian classical music, there is no chance you miss listening to this great doyen who spellbinds the listener with exquisite …

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Importance of sound in Music

Importance of sound and music Now we come to second most important factor of sound–music. Music is nothing but sound! In Physics, the classical definition of music was: the sound that is pleasing to the ears is music; the sound that is displeasing is noise. However, this definition did not stand the fundamentals of science …

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Indian Bamboo Flute–Bansuri, Venu

Indian Bamboo Flute–Bansuri, Venu Indian bamboo flute is one of the oldest instruments used in Indian music—both North Indian classical music and South Indian classical music. In the Vedas also, the name of flute is mentioned: Vani, Vènu, and Veena. This Vènu or Venu is the meaning of flute—the name Vènu is still very popular …

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Tabla तबला

Tabla तबला The Tabla (तबला), Tablā, is one of the main percussion instruments that are used in Indian music. Right from the North Indian classical music to the most recent types of music, Tabla has been able to keep its place and popularity among the listeners. Table has replaced almost all other percussion instruments due …

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Live music concert for life

On March 2, 2007, I attended a concert of Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia, accompanied by one of his disciple, Sunil, and one of the most versatile Tabla player of his age, Pt. Vijay Ghate. The Tanpura player (she was a young girl), I could not get her name. The troupe had come to present their …

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