Tuesday, February 2, 2010

MUSIC LESSON IN RAGA BHAIRAVI IN FILM:RANI ROOPMATI(1959)

रानी  रूपमती  (1959)was a period film in the backdrop of मांडू  Estate.Its ruler बाज  बहादुर  was a music lover and due to music he was in platonic love with RANI ROOPMATI.Both sang together and created some classical ragas also.Film's director and music composer श्री नाथ त्रिपाठी  created a situation in which BAJ BAHADUR(played by भारत  भूषण )is learning music from his Ustad and presented a traditional भैरवी  khayal in जुगलबंदी .Singers were पंडित .कृष्ण  राव  चोनकर  and मोहम्मद  रफ़ी .The traditional lyrics are:"बाट  चलत  नयी  चुनरी  रंग  डारी  रे , कैसो  है  बेदर्दी  बनवारी .एसो  है  निडर  डरत  न  काहू  सो  लंगर  अपने  धींगा  धीन्गी  करत  है  डगर ,हे  मोरे  राम ,हे  मोरे  राम ,हे  मोरे  राम  .बाट  चलत  इतने  दिनन  में  मोसे  कबहूँ  न  अटक्यो ,नित  प्रति  जात  गलिन  में  सुबह  शाम  .आवत  फागुन  इतरात  जात ,हे  मोरे  राम ,हे  मोरे  राम ,हे  मोरे  राम .बाट  चलत  नयी चुनरी रंग डारी रे .....".This lovely Bhairavi bandish in jugalbandi progresses beautifully fom vilambit towards drut layakaari and taans and is an unforgettable composition. video

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