Styles Indian Indian Subcontinent Traditions. In his musical interpretations Pandit Kumar shifted happily from one regional style to another. It’s a rich, full voice, with real passion behind it. There’s a long tradition of vocal music in India, even if it’s been dwarfed by Indian classical music. There is an anecdote that he was inspired to become a singer when, while recovering from his disease, he noticed the remarkable volume produced by a diminutive bird visiting his room. Streams Videos All Posts.
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Like all traditional Indian music, the constant undercurrent of the naada brahma “first note”also known as “Om” or first sound of the universe, is not lacking on these recordings. It’s all remarkable, and an object lesson in carnatic singing. Since then his legacy only lives on through recordings like this.
These highly personal views of Indian music may serve also as an explanation for his rather controversial refusal to abide by the confines imposed by the gharana tradition, which is so prevalent in Indian music.
Streams Videos All Posts. Accompanied by a quartet of musicians on harmonium, tabla and tanpura the pandit takes us on a roughly minute musical tour of India.
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This is very much a vocal album, and Gandharva ‘s voice possesses not only charisma, but real spirit, too. Like most carnatic music, this is relatively unadorned, letting the music flow through the musicians, rather than them expanding upon it — there’s no improvisation, just the songs.
Most Indian vocal music is characterized by the deep sonorous drone pandit kumar gandharva nirguni bhajans the artist’s voice, but because of his physical disability Gandharva had to develop a unique style, relying on short, sharp vocal bursts released in a high-pitched timbre. And Pandit Kumar Gandharva is a wonderful vocalist.
Lovers of his music claim therefore that Pandit Kumar Gandharva was at his best when singing folk songs or bhajans — Hindu devotional songs — like on the current album. Pandit kumar gandharva nirguni bhajans his mystical poetry Kabir had namely tried to break down the barriers between Hinduism and Islam.
Buy it from Amazon. Pandit kumar gandharva nirguni bhajans again dovetails nicely with Kumar Gandharva’s strong beliefs about folk music.
Gandharva or Kumarji as his fans call him considered words to be very important to the music and — quite opposite to a prevailing trend in which the words birguni often just mumbled and considered to be no more than vehicles for the articulation of musical sounds — he took great care to enunciate the lyrics properly.
Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. He was convinced that all “classical” music is an outgrowth of folk music, where the most basic elements of life and nature are expressed in musical form.
In his view, classical ragas are nothing but the distillation of the musical essence from folk songs. Jazz Latin New Age. Never in the best of health, Pandit Kumar Gandharva succumbed insome two months after the ailing artist had given his last concert in the Nehru Center.
Although his poems dealt with the spiritual dimension, he utilized situations surrounding everyone’s daily life to express his bhanans, giving them a folksy character. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. A native of Northern Karnataka in South India, he was renamed Kumar Gandharva by the spiritual leader of a sect of staunch Shiva worshippers; Kumar refers to a son of the deity Shiva, while Gandharva is a reference to the demigods who are considered as the first performers of cosmic music.
For the last of the four pieces, he sings a bhajan from the poet Aadinath. Gandharva was destined to gandharrva one of the more intellectually inclined Hindustani vocalists, which may partly explain why he never reached the popularity of singers like Mallikarjun Mansur.
The fact that he became a singer at all is somewhat of a miracle, since a childhood illness had left him with only one functioning lung. Release Date August 5, In his musical interpretations Pandit Kumar shifted happily from one regional style to another. There is an anecdote that he was inspired to become a singer when, while recovering from his disease, he noticed the remarkable volume produced by a diminutive bird visiting his room.
It’s a rich, full voice, with real passion behind it. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Avdhuta, Kundarat Ki Gat Nyari.