Tag Archives: Geet

Sweet melodies with flute

The violin was perhaps the most frequently used instrument (apart from the mandatory tabla, bongos or other percussion instruments) in Indian films from the 1940s to the early 70s. The Flute will perhaps come a close second to the violin … Continue reading

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Top hits of Kalyanji Anandji, magical duets

In earlier posts on Kalyanji Anandji, I highlighted various facets of their music. First, I showcased their affinity for Mukesh and the many gems they composed specially for Mukesh. Next, I highlighted their mastery of string instruments and how they … Continue reading

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