So, I started looking around for solutions. What changes did you bring in? Translating these thoughts in the santoor parlance was not easy; but I did not wish to change my thoughts simply because of this handicap. His technique of playing the santoor facilitates in the playing of “Krintans, Ekharatans, Boltans” broadening the utility of the santoor in various traditional art forms. Initiated and almost pushed into music by his father, he gradually turned around while pursuing academics in the stream of accountancy, and began playing santoor under the loving guidance of Pandit Dulal Roy. You see, in my Santoor Ashram at Domjur Howrah , I train several students for free as in the gurukul of yore. Being sensitive, I rely heavily on several other things; because I firmly believe that classical concert is not solo, as popularly believed; but it is a team work that demands dramatic element.
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‘Stage is not meant for meditation’
Please Email the Tarun bhattacharya santoor. As for me, I love to experiment with fusion music. I could see how we are slowly destroying our lifeline.
Yes, I do enjoy to remain busy with creative works like performing for different audiences, composing new tadun for my Odissi danseuse wife Sanchita Bhattacharyarecording for films or television, teaching my students at my Santoor Ashram; but I cannot shut eyes and remain unaware of the social issues, however painful.
This article is closed for comments. Printable version Jan 4, 7: This introvert musician has modified the delicate instrument in a manner that has given it a unique bold and beautiful character; and the twain has evolved a multifaceted persona that can rise to every occasion.
My experiments with chromatically tuned santoor revealed that it restricts free moves like sapat taans in major ragas; though Mishra bhttacharya and dhuns come up beautifully.
My way of holding the qalam strikers is different.
Tarun Bhattacharya – The Raga Samay Festival
The beautiful melody of the raga, with a meandering gait of a river, is his salutation to the lifeline of the nation. Innovative yet adhering to traditions, santoor maestro Tarun Bhattacharya on the changes that he has brought to the instrument and the art of playing to the gallery Bengal, known for tarun bhattacharya santoor supremacy in the fields of tabla, sitar, sarod and several other instruments, can boast of only one globally renowned santoor maestro Tarun Bhattacharya who tarun bhattacharya santoor trained a number of other worthy exponents of the instrument.
The champion maestro changed the art of playing santoor for ever. I changed its delicate strings with a German-alloy made strings, especially to facilitate inclusion of more octaves and playing meends not the usual trill in every octave.
I have given them instruments; they get a readymade lesson plan based on my experiences. Trill, a special and difficult technique sxntoor santoor-playing, becomes very easy. Musicians are also an integral part of the society.
I find that very interesting and exciting; and somehow this reaches out to my listeners, I felt. Santoor Maestro Pt Tarun Bhattacharya has been a pioneering and revolutionary musician who has changed the face of Indian classical music, he has been truly an unparalleled music ambassador of India.
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Dulal Roy and finally from the great Bharat Ratna Pt. His technique of playing the santoor facilitates in the playing of “Krintans, Ekharatans, Boltans” broadening the utility of the santoor in various traditional art forms. Instead, an unrehearsed raga throws up several new areas to explore. India Live Today Movies. Retrieved from ” https: What changes did you bring in? Moreover, proper sound, empathetic organiser and suitable ambience all lay the foundation of a satisfying concert.
Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya is the inventor of “mankas” or fine tuners that help tarun bhattacharya santoor the tuning of this stringed instrument fast, tarun bhattacharya santoor a long lasting effect and a very high degree of accuracy. What is your take on this?
Frankly, stage is always very unpredictable. Views Read Edit View history. Tarun Bhattacharya in flow. This page was last edited on 22 Augustat Your social activism must be eating into your music-time?