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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.

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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 ...


Sumantra Mitra | Telephone Interview | WBRi Live 24x7 Bangla Radio Speaks with Sumantra Mitra in Kolkata from Washington DC

Exclusive WBRi Kolkata Radio Telephone Interview of Sumantra Mitra Supratim Sanyal of WBRi recorded this excerpt of a brief Telephone chat with Sumantra Mitra on March 29, 2009, aired on the WBRi Live Bengali Radio Channel before his album was aired on that day. Sumantra talks about his influences, future plans and thoughts on Washington Bangla Radio. A must hear for Bengali Modern Songs / Bangla Adhunik Gaan fans
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Roquaiya Hasina Neely | A telephone interview | WBRi Bangla Radio Speaks with Neely in Dhaka From Washington

Washington Bangla Radio (WBRi)spoke with the extraordinary Rabindra Sangeet singer Roquaiya Hasina Neely today over telephone before airing her album "Baaje Jhornar Gaan". Neely speaks informally with Supratim Sanyal of WBRi about her childhood, her parents, musical career highlights and offers tips to young and upcoming Rabindra Sangeet singers. A must listen for Rabindra Sangeet fans. A WBRi exclusive Podcast.

Bengali Baul Songs | Free Preview & Download MP3 Songs Online | Build your Bangla Baul Songs Collection | Download Bangla Gaan

Bengali Baul Songs - complete your collection of Bangla Baul Music. Listen to free preview online,  choose from our huge list of Bangla Baul, Folk, Tribal, Folk, World Fusion, Devotional, Spiritual, Religious and Chant  albums and songs, and download DRM-Free highest quality MP3 songs with confidence from your WBRi Online Partner Digital Music Shop.


Learn to Speak, Understand and Write Bengali | Teach Yourself Bangla | Complete Language Course | Buy Paperback & Two Audio CDs

Learn to Speak, Understand and Write and gain all-round confidence with one of the top most spoken languages in the world - Bengali, or Bangla. Progress quicly beyond the basics. Explore the language in depth. 2 Audio CDs with paperback book. Buy with confidence from WBRi Kolkata Bangla Radio Partner storefront.

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