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BHROMOR Latest Update: Latest Brahma Khepa New Album BHROMOR has been simultaneously released Online (the first time for any album in Bengali Music History): Listen to free previews & Download MP3 Songs Album: CLICK HERE »

BRAHMAKHYAPA When LALAN FAKIR says "Shahoj manush bhoje dekh na re mon dibbya gyane ",he reinforces the Baul philosophy that true realization of the divine comes from spiritual experience of love. And for the Bauls of Bengal that experience is found only in the present moment of existence. Through their music Brahma Khyapa aims to advocate just that.

Probashi | Pioneering Avant Garde Bangla Band in New Delhi | Listen to Bengali Band Songs Online | Preview Free & Download MP3

Probashi at HMV Studios

Probashi is the only recognised Bangla Band outside Bengal and Bangladesh with two Music Albums in their kitty.

Partha & Parna | Singer Performers from American Mid-west | Listen Online to MP3 Bangla Songs Bengali Album Emotions Rekindled

Partha & Parna in GariaPartha and Parna are exceptionally versatile singers and performers from the American Midwest. Even though they are both biomedical scientists by profession, their passion for music has taken them all over USA as invited singer- performers. Both Partha and Parna are trained in Hindustani vocal music by eminent vocalists of Mewati, Gwalior and Vishnupur Gharaana. Moreover, Parna - also known as Suparna - is a disciple of the legendary Singer-Composer-Lyricist Shri Jatileshwar Mukhopadhyay. Partha and Parna have performed in various American cities as invited artists as well as in prestigious venues in Kolkata such as Madhusudan Mancha, Rabindrasadan and also on TV channels such as TARA MUZIK (see below). Parna and Partha perform a wide variety of songs ranging from semiclassical, bhajans, ghazals, Bengali Folk, Bangla Band songs to adhunik bangla songs of recent years and of “Swarna Jug” (The Golden Era of Bengali Music), especially songs of Manna Dey, Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, Shyamal Mitra, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Sandhya Mukhopadhyay, Pratima Bandyopadhyay and Arati Mukhopadhyay) in accordance with the tastes of the audience. Above and beyond, Partha is extremely popular as a stand-up comedian for his self-composed hilarious comic skits and parody songs.

Dr. Sanghamitra Saha - the Rabindrasangeet expert, and her album Ganguli More

Dr Sanghamitra Saha

DR SANGHAMITRA SAHA sings Rabindrasangeet, and in this article we present an exclusive biography of Dr.Saha and some of her songs.

Tripti Sanyal and Tapan Sanyal - album Dhonyi Meye, and exclusive unreleased tracks

In this article, we present Tapan and Tripti Sanyal - a couple experimenting with Fusion. Tapan and Tripti live in Kolkata. Listen to Tapan and Tripti's latest and previously unreleased songs exclusively on WBRi Bangla Kolkata Radio.

Tapan SanyalTapan Sanyal (44) & his wife Tripti Sanyal (35) both belong to musical families in Kolkata. Primarily Tapan has been influenced by his father who used to sing & write songs too. His first love was the Tabla. He learned Tabla from Pt. Kanai Dutta & Ustad Ahmed Hussain Khan. After some years Tapan started playing tabla on the stage with different artists. In  the year 1989 he heard  the voice of Tripti on All India Radio, finally he met her and played Tabla with Tripti and he gave her suggestions for new compositions. They started working and finally  they got  married. After that Tapan started writing lyrics for various artists, within a few months he got an offer to write lyrics for Arati Mukherjee, the great singer - the name of the final album was Sadharan Meye. After 1990  Tapan started composing music with his wife with new ideas.


Tripti SanyalTripti Sanyal is also a very talented singer. Tripti was basically influenced by her mother who is also a lyricist & music composer without having any formal training. She learned music from so many gurus & finally from Pt. Amiya Ranjan Banerjee (a great vocal trainer & classical singer). She passed M.A in music from Rabindrabharati University & now she is a music teacher of a Govt. school. She sings modern songs, bengali, hindi, & also thumri, dadra, kajri, tagore songs and nazrulgeeti.& specially fusion. Recently both Tapan and Tripti are  involved in composing music, speciallly fusion based, including modern songs.

EXCLUSIVE UNRELEASED SONGS 

The following are a few new songs by Tripti Sanyal not released in any album yet. Lyrics and music are by Tapan Sanyal.

Rabindra Sangeet | Nandini Mukherjee | Bengali Tagore Songs with introductory English Narration

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Bengali Rabindra Sangeet | Nandini Mukherjee

Nandini Mukherjee is an experienced practitioner of Rabidrasangeet (songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore). She trained under Amar Lahiri, an outstanding exponent of the varied styles of the genre, and a disciple of Subinoy Roy. Earlier, Nandini underwent formal training in Hindustani classical music at Geetabithi founded by Subinoy Roy.

Nandini believes that the essence of Rabindrasangeet lies not only in its poetry and inimitable musical style but also in its unmatched emotional appeal. Her belief echoes Tagore himself, who, by characterizing his music as Bhavsangeet, sought to emphasize emotion over technique. He therefore classified his compositions in terms of their emotional appeal to people as Puja (devotion), Prem (love), Prakriti (nature) and Swadesh (patriotism), and not as the different classical or folk forms of music from which he drew inspiration.

Being Bhavsangeet, Rabindrasangeet has a universal appeal, transcending barriers of language and nationality. The cause of universality is furthered by Tagore's unfettered acceptance of musical styles from lands faraway and near, which he synthesized and harmonized to constitute his own, inimitable brand of music.

It is in continuance of this pursuit that Nandini's renditions have been accompanied by narration in English.

Nandini performs lives at venues in Bangalore and Kolkata.

Listen to English Narration and Rabindra Sangeet by Nandini.

Bengali Baul Songs. Jazz Blues World Fusion. Brahmakhyapa - Bhromor. New Album - Exclusive WBRi Online Download | Audiophile MP3

PRESENTING THE BENGALI MUSIC INDUSTRY'S FIRST SIMULTANEOUS ONLINE ALBUM RELEASE

You have already read all about MALABIKA BRAHMA and SANJAY BHATTACHERJEE who formed the Bengali Baul Jazz Fusion band BRAHMYA KHYAPA - the husband/wife team who are revolutionizing Bangla Baul-Jazz-Blues fusion, in WBRi exclusive feature coverage that we published here.

We are happy to present their first album BHROMOR, released simultaneously by us on the internet along with the store release in Kolkata. DOWNLOAD MP3 SONGS ONLINE BRAHMA KHEPA BHROMORDOWNLOAD Brahmakhyepa - BHROMOR in pristine audiophile MP3 Song format: CLICK HERE »

Bangla Baul Folk & Tribal Songs Of Bengal - A Guide by Gopal Bandopadhyay | Nimai Sanyas, Prabhati, Poush Parbon, Dehatatwa etc.

The multitude of genres and sub-genres of Bengali Baul / Folk / Tribal music are defined and discussed. Listen to online songs of many types and subtypes of Bangla Folk & Tribal performed by Mr Gopal Bandopadhyay for WBRi.

Gopal Bandopadhyay Presents
Folk & Tribal Music of Bengal - A Guide

Free WBRi Bangla Radio Bengali Online Broadcast | Folk, Tribal songs The following article is a rough guide to the various folk musicals forms of West Bengal, India. This article is penned by Shri Gopal Bandopadhyay. We have previously featured Mr Gopal Banerjee where he has briefly written about Bengali Folk tradiitons and you can watch Mr Banerjee live in concert - click here.

Nimai Sanyas

These songs revolve around the concept of opting for the lifestyle of an ascetic by Nimai and thereby leaving his Grihasthya or family life. These songs were composed on the basis of the pitiful appeal by his wife Bishnupriya and his sorrowful mother Sachimata.

Prabhatee

These songs are usually sung in the morning time by Vaishnavas throughout rural Bengal praising the glories of Radha, Lord Shri Krishna and Gauranga. These songs help the villagers ...


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