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RANG BARSE ( A Musical presentation based on Folk , Fusion and Pop )
Holi Celebrated during spring , also known as Dol Jatra or Boshonto Utshob is the festival of colours or the festival of love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia.Spring is the time for madness and to have fun.
A festival without music is like a body without soul. Holi is also celebrated through music . Though there may be semiclassical forms of music like “Hori “ sung specifically during spring , there are numerous other folk music forms which are popular and sung during Holi and Spring Fesitval in India and by expat Indians who have settled in places such as Jamaica, Trinidad , Surinam , Mauritus , Fiji and other parts of the world.
Depending on the region the forms may vary . In Mathura-Vrindavan, every hori revolves around Radha-Krishna and is called Raas. In Awadh region, one would find many compositions on Ram and his brothers playing Holi, , whereas in the Banaras tradition one finds the mention of Lord Shankar and Parvati in the Hori compositions. .
The team would cover a wide range of music forms from the Eastern States of India and present compositions by Tagore , Nazrul and Bauls on Spring theme as well as explore new areas such as Calypso and Regge music forms beside Rhythmic Bollywood songs .
( 1) KRISHNAKUMAR PAZHORE – TABLA
2) PUTHUNILAM KUTTAPPAN PRAKASH - TABLA 2
3) NIKHIL VISWAM - Dholak & Acoustic Drums
4) SUMESH SUKUMARAN NAIR Perucssion Pad
5) Name: SAVANTRAJ C S - FLUTE
6) DAVIS AUGUSTINE MADAKKAI– BASS GUITAR
7) JORDAN JOSHUA …KEYBOARD
8 ) ISURU WIJERUPAGE WIJESOMA – LEAD GUITARIST
9)ALLUMVARATHIL ANEESH APPUKUTTAN –SITAR AND EFFECTS
10) ANANT SHINDE - SANTOOR
11) SANDEEP CHATTERJEE
12) CHANDANKANA SARCAR
13) SOMDATTA GOSWAMI
(14) RUPA RAY IC
CONCEPT AND DIRECTION: SANDEEP CHATTERJEE