Folk music

Journalist Nazir Ganaie to feature in Synthesis Symphony – Kashmir Observer

Srinagar: Journalist and senior artist, Nazir Ganaie, is set to feature in “Synthesis Symphony” alongside renowned classical artists from other Indian states.

According to the organizers, Nazir Ganaie, a senior executive from Greater Kashmir based in Srinagar, in addition to carrying out his professional duties, has chosen to preserve and promote the playing of Rabab instruments in the region. His effort gave impetus to the popularization of this art form.

Organizers said Ganaie will be part of the synthesis team and will accompany renowned singers Dhanashree Pandit Rai, Sonam Kalra, Anushree Gupta, Kutle Khan and Sunita Bhuyan. The other artists of the melodic team would be Ambi Subramaniam – (Carnatic violin), Hidayat Khan – Sitar, Ajay Prasanna – Flute, Naviin Gandharv – Belabaharr, Sunita Bhuyan – Assamese violin. While Nathulal Solanki – Nagaras Fazal Qureshi – Tabla and Padanth Sridhar Parthasarathy – Mridangam Vijay Chavan – Marathi Dholki Kutle Khan – Khartaal, would be part of the percussion team.

Ganaie said today that folk music and folk arts are witnessing the worst-case scenario of the past decade due to the emergence of electronic music gadgets. “Folk music has resonated with fans as far back as we can remember,” he said.

Composer Ravi Iyer said it would be a great experience to understand the instruments of each region, especially Rabab, and use its key. The song was written by KC Lot, mixed by Aslam Khan – Mix & Master, and programmed by Abhinay Jain.

Art expert and CEO of ShowCase Events, Nanni Singh, while elaborating on Synthesis, said it was her dream project to bring together artists from places or origin and work on unique projects to promote the real ones. art forms.

“We are working with the intention of showcasing original music and good but dying talent, due to lack of visibility and proper platforms. Curations leading to experiences are our main strength and music is our first love ”,

“In the folk genre, what artists play today as folk is fully commercialized music. That’s when we thought about channeling our love for music into curations under the name Sounds of India and hosted our first, ‘Sounds From The Desert’, a full music showcase. Rajasthani folklore. A production that featured 19 artists from different regions of Rajasthan exhibiting their prowess and natural, untrained talent, ”she said. “Likewise, in synthesis, we bring together artists from almost other regions of the county. She said she was delighted to present Rabab as an instrument in their productions and assured that she, along with her colleagues, would continue to promote true folk genres.

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