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Nothing but melody

Melody and Rhythm are two essential elements of any Hindi film song. In film songs, melody is mostly identified with the vocals or the singable part and rhythm is usually identified with accompanying percussion instruments like Tabla or Bongo or … Continue reading

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Top 3 composers of the golden era in Indian film music – part 2

In the ‘top 3 composers of the golden era – part 1’, I listed my two principal criteria for shortlisting top 3 composers: ‘Purity’ of composition – closer to the beauty of classical songs with murkis (gamakas or vocal curves), variations … Continue reading

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