Musical Combinations

The Musical Combinations

Every country in the world has its own culture that includes literature, arts, painting, music and other important elements. Indian musical culture and heritage are rooted back to hundreds of years with legendary tales of classical musicians like Tansen, Baiju Bawra in the North Indian/ Hindustani musical tradition and Purandara Dasa, Thyagaraja, etc in the...


Transformation of music in the 20th century

By Rubal Panchbhai During the 20th century there was a large increase in the diversity of music that people had access to. Prior to the invention of mass market gramophone records (developed in 1892) and radio broadcasting (first commercially done ca. 1919–20), people mainly listened to music at live Classical music concerts or musical theatre shows,...

Waqt Ne Kiya

Lyrical Impact

‘Bollywood music’ or ‘Hindi Film Music’ is one of the most popular forms of music today. Bollywood music is now a mixture of different types of genres. Although the use of instruments has been going down because of all the new sound making technologies coming up. Talking about the lyrics, Bollywood has had some great and...

Zindagi Ke Safar Mein

Zindagi ke safar mein

Song: Zindagi ke safar mein - Aap Ki Kasam’ 1974 Lyrics: Anand Bakshi Music: R D Burman Singer: Kishor Kumar ‘Sorry’ is the five-lettered word on which the four-lettered word ‘Love’ thrives! We are mere mortals; clueless whether we’ll survive the next moment and yet, we roam around like we carry tomorrow in our pockets! There are several instances in...

Meri Kalam Se

मेरी कलम से

चुपके से आये भारत में, इस प्रलयंकारी तूफ़ान को, अलविदा करो इस धरती से इस "कोरोना" शैतान को। बहुत हो गयी अगवानी यहाँ, बजा बजा कर थालियाँ, मल मल कर धोये हाथों को, अपनों से बनायी दूरियाँ।।   सहमा सहमा हर शख़्स यहाँ, गर्दिश में है सारी दुनिया, बरपा है कोरोना का कहर, कैसे दुःख अपना करें बयां। संस्कारों को भूल गए,...



दूर है मंज़िल कठिन डगर है थक कर रुक मत जाना राही चलते रहना अविरल गति से जीवन पथ पर, ऐ हमराही तन की पीड़ा मन की उलझन होंगी कईं मुश्किलें सफर में तुम विचलित न होना साथी कट जाएंगी वे भी पल भर में यह दुनिया एक रंगमंच है सब हैं नाटककार यहाँ पर दिल में लाखों ग़म हैं फिर भी बाँट रहे हैं प्यार...

Na Jaane Kyun

Na jaane kyun

Song: Na jaane kyun hota hai... Movie: Chhoti Si Baat (1976) Music: Salil Chaudhary | Lyrics: Yogesh | Singer: Lata Mangeshkar ‘Kehne jaisi baat to hai aur kehne ki hai chaahat bhi, lekin hothon ko azeez hai chup rehne ki aadat bhi’- Anand Sahastrabudhe. Love evokes uproar and silence at the same time! It all gathers within, starts gushing...

Piya Bina Piya Bina

Piya Bina Baasiya

Song: Piya bina baasiya – Abhimaan’ 1973 Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri Music: S D Burman Singer: Lata Mangeshkar “Am I supposed to know everything that happens to everyone in this house?” Ahhh! The fangs of distance penetrate deep into the soul...and a song oozes out...gently... Pain is tender, pain is sweet, and pain itself is a soulful treat! Subir leaves the room in...

Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi

Tere bina zindagi se

Song: Tere bina zindagi se – Aandhi’ 1975 Lyrics: Gulzar Music: R D Burman Singers: Lata - Kishore Kumar “The only happiness in this life is to love and be loved...” What starts with sharing an overcoat moves on to the realization that life is all about sharing; otherwise, it’s just existence! The Vibraphone starts with Sanjeev Kumar putting his...