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Gopal Bandopadhyay, a singer and scholar of Bengali Music, tells us about the richness & history of various sub-genres of Bengali Folk & Tribal and presents 16 songs of different kinds of Tribal & Folk Music of Bengal in his own voice : listen online free. Also watch a free online video of Gopal Bandopadhyay in live concert.
A Few Streams of Bengali Folk Songs
By Gopal Bandopadhyay
Bengali folk songs are rich in variety. Different places have been responsible for producing their own songs the simple customs, festivals, religions, beliefs, passions have found an eloquent ventilation in the melodious soulful tunes of ordinary men and women.