What feeds the booming Music Festival scenario in India
What does one say about a country like India which verily has a multitude of music genres and the count of which is only mounting? Music has been the go-to leisure preference for Indian music lovers since ages. Folk music, film music, classical music, light classical music, devotional music, independent music tagged to the melodies from every region make the Indian music scenario as vibrant as can be.
Every part of India has its own musical lingo that is complete in itself. With the massive upsurge in producing and consuming music in the digital format Indian music is no longer relegated to the peripheries of India. In fact, it has traveled far and wide with the Indian performers gaining world-wide acceptance thanks to their exotic, colorful and universal appeal…
Shailendra – Celebrating the immortal songwriters centenary
Shailendra, considered by many to be the finest songwriter in Hindi cinema ironically was averse to writing lyrics for a film song. The maestro considered himself a pure poet who penned all that came to his mind without tailoring it to suit any musical tune. It was in a way beneath him to write to pre-composed music. But the fact of the matter is that his pen gave us romantic, philosophical, devotional, sad, happy, and other deeply poignant lyrics that have stood the test of time most of which have been written to set tunes.
As we celebrate the month dedicated to the power of learning, we’re excited to bring you the key highlights from the recent All About Music conference held in Mumbai. We have put together key learnings from the event to help you excel in your musical career. Join us on a journey through the defining moments of this conference, and let the celebration of learning continue!
The Reality of Live Music, Festival & Touring in India
1. Global Expansion: The Handshake concert, which originated in Kohima, has successfully expanded to seven countries, showcasing the global reach of Indian music.
2. Theja Meru, Chairman TaFMA the 3 Principles that mark the success of the Handshake Concert –