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THE GUITAR SOCIETY1st Aug 2011

You Share Your Birthday With Amar Upadhyay

Avinash Dev Mukherjee

Hareesh Raj Kanwar

1.AADITYA WARRIER Leaving for Good

 

By Sushmita

7 year old boy wonder…Aaditya Warrier and his family of four are leaving INDIA for Prague.He has been the only student of the Guitar Society who has seldom missed a class since he joined in 2009.A musically inclined student,learnt the chords -major minors and pentatonic scales within two weeks and could play them like a pro. Sir,admired his vocabulary and knowledge of English songs,his liking would shy some of the more fluent players of today.Sir  Charles rates him very high and his marks of 87 in the Trinity Grade one Theory exams speaks volumes of his music sense.Every one in class who’s played with him will vouch that he gave them a complex of sorts….In fact popular T.V serial actress ‘Maona Vasu’ said once …is he a  gene or a genius…..From all of us at the Guitar society we wish him and his family all the very best and ‘BON VOYAGE ‘

2.Vikram Bhatt Releases Jagjit Singh’s Spiritual Album Nivedan

Amanda Sodhi
Vikram Bhatt has released ghazal king Jagjit Singh’s spiritual album,Nivedan, under his in-house music label ASA Music. Composer Khayyam unveiled the album at the launch where several industry leaders were present, including Yogesh Lakhani, Suresh Thomas, Meet Brothers, Aditi Govitrikar, Shivangi Kapoor, Amrish Mishra and Siddharth Kannan. Nivedan consists of lyrics by Bhajanratna Kavi Narayan Agarwal. The album consists of eight songs that blend ghazal format and devotional ly

3.Yash Raj Music Commemorates Anniversary of Mohammad Rafi’s Death

Amanda Sodhi
Yash Raj Music is going to release a compilation album titled Kaisi Kategi Zindagi on July 31 to commemorate the legendary and extremely talented singer Mohammad Rafi on the 31st anniversary of his death. The album contains 10 songs composed by Madan Mohan, which were unreleased because the films had been stopped midway. Earlier, Yash Raj Music had released Madan Mohan’s unreleased compositions, which were recreated for Veer Zara. The legendary Rafi is considered one of the best male playback singers in Indian cinema, with numerous amount of hit songs including “Kya Hua Tera Vada,” “Tere Mere Sapne,” “Kar Chale Hum Fida,” “Zekhi Zamaane Ki Yaari,” “Eh Mohabbat Zindabaad” and many more!

4.BBC Proms Hosts First Carnatic Music Performance

Courtesy-Amanda Sodhi
For the first time in its 116-year history, BBC Proms recently hosted a Carnatic music performance by London-based musician Hari Sivanesan and female vocalist Aruna Sairam. The artists delved into their musical roots and explored the history of Carnatic music. The concert was also special because it marked the culmination of their musical journey together. “It’s time for India’s South Carnatic music to shine in the West, and I’m looking forward to diving into the roots of our music further,” said Sivanesan. Sivanesan is a graduate of BBC Radio 3’s World Routes Academy. The World Routes Academy was founded to support young artists working in world music. Founded in 1895, BBC Proms is considered to be the world’s largest music festival.
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