Monday, February 1, 2010

TEACHING 'TARANA' SINGING IN FILM:MAMTA(1966)

MUSIC DIRECTOR ROSHAN
SANDHYA MUKHERJEE
COVER OF FILM'S LP RECORD
videoThe central character of film ममता  was देवयानी ,played by famous actress of Bangla Films:सुचित्रा  सेन .Trapped in a chain of tragic situations,Devyani attempts for suicide,but a cotraveller aged lady(played by छाया  देवी )saves her and gives shelter in her home.Devyani accepts her profession of singing.In this context dance and singing lessons are given to her.A very enchanting piece of Tarana was cmposed by learned music director ROSHAN, for this situation in the film.संध्या  मुखर्जी   sang for SUCHITRA SEN and for CHHAYA DEVI some unknown singer has sung superbly.Tarana is an ornamental part of traditional Aalap and Khayal singing in Hidustani Classical Music.You will appreciate this composition definitely.

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