Indian music

Street buskers to buzz Kolkata air this Christmas

Street buskers to buzz Kolkata air this Christmas

December 4, 2018

Irrespective of religion, Christmas is indeed a ‘Bada Din’ or big day for Indians. This year, the administrators in Kolkata are introducing buskers to turn the celebratory tune up a notch.

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An evening of jazz in Delhi

An evening of jazz in Delhi

July 21, 2018

Mexican and Brazilian musicians recently performed in New Delhi and shared with Media India Group the theories of their music and their idea of some classics.

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Musical beats from a faraway land

Musical beats from a faraway land

January 6, 2018

Learn to play the Didgeridoo, a musical instrument echoing traditions of the aboriginals, at a studio on the banks of river Ganga in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Sometimes the intersection of lives unites different cultures by passing on a legacy, and when a language as uni...

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Sherazade and Lavion Rose bring World Music to Kolkata

Sherazade and Lavion Rose bring World Music to Kolkata

February 20, 2017

Music lovers in Kolkata are witnessing diverse forms of music coming in, with acts bringing in world music to the city.

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Five maestros of Indian classical music

Five maestros of Indian classical music

October 27, 2016

An art form composed of tunes, traditions and history, Indian classical music is deep-rooted in Indian culture. Some fortunate few have mastered the art in varied disciplines and taken it across the globe. Now cherished internationally, these artists have had years of training in...

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Google play music service now in India

Google play music service now in India

September 30, 2016

Google officially announced a bunch of services related to India but the Google Play Music service was not among them; the service was quietly launched on their website and confirmed of later. The good news comes with its set of drawbacks.

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Indian singing duo Vishal-Shekhar has a hit with UK band The Vamps

Indian singing duo Vishal-Shekhar has a hit with UK band The Vamps

August 26, 2016

Indian #singing duo Vishal-Shekhar has a hit with #UK band The Vamps. #Beliya, as the song is titled is gaining popularity across borders.

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Legendary South Indian vocalist honoured at the United Nations

Legendary South Indian vocalist honoured at the United Nations

August 11, 2016

M S Subbulakshmi, an acclaimed vocalist from South India will be honoured at the United Nations next week in New York, on India’s 70th Independence Day and to commemorate the singer’s birth centenary. Oscar winning composer A R Rahman will perform in honour of the Carnatic vo...

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