Taking Bengali Music Heritage to the Next Generation

By Seema Mukherjee

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May 25 - The music of West Bengal is enriched with multiple genres and styles and Rabindra Sangeet  along with Nazrul Geet have always been in the forefront of this cultural phenomenon.

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Rabindra Sangeet, which is defined by the songs of Rabindranath Tagore,  is an integral part of every household in West Bengal since time immemorial. Nazrul Geet, which is based on the songs by Kazi Nazrul are popular and hold a great significance in influencing the divisive Bengali culture.

Saregama, India’s flagship music label of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group owns the largest music archives in India and one of the biggest globally. The total number of  Rabindra Sangeet and Nazrul Geet in the archives are 16000+, for the first time Saregama has skillfully digitized 7864  of Rabindra Sangeet and   1612  of Nazrul Geet which are now are available exclusively on www.saregama.com in MP3 and uncompressed WAV formats for purchase and download.

Anyone who enjoys Rabindra Sangeet and Nazrul Geet or just wants to discover these great forms of music will be pleasantly surprised with what we have in store for them on www.saregama.com

Rabindrasangeet Singers: Legendry artistes: Pankaj Mallick, Debabrata Biswas, Suchitra Mitra, Kanika Banerjee, Hemanta Mukkherjee, Chinmoy Chatterjee, Sagar Sen, Arghya Sen, Subinoy Roy, Asoketaru Bandopadhya, Purba Dam, Nilima Sen, Pijushkanti Sarkar, Swapan Gupta and others

Contemporary artistes: Rezwana Bonya Chowdhury, Srikanta Acharya, Shivaji Chatterjee, Arundhati Holme Chowdhury,Swagatalaksmi Dasgupta, Aditi Gupta, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Debangana Sarker, Emon Chatterjee, Tithi Deb Barman, Laisa Ahmed Lisa, Promit Sen, Saikat Sekhawar Roy to name a few.

They have also Rabindrasangeet in Hindi rendered by Manna Dey and Santanu Roychowdhury as well as Recitation and songs in the voice of Tagore himself.

Nazrul Geeti: Legendry Singers: Indu Bala Debi, Angurbala Debi, K Mallik, Jutika Roy, Satya Chowdhury, Manabendra Mukherjee, Firoza Begum, Dr Anjali Mukherjee, Dhirendra Chandra Mitra, Dhiren Bose ,Adhir Bagchi, Dhiren Das, Jaganmoy Mitra

Contemporary artiste: Haimanti Shukla, Anasuya Mukherjee, Anup Ghosal, Sushmita Goshwami, Indrani Sen

Nazrul Islam Recitation is recorded with Saregama.