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Jamshedpur, Jan 30: The premier organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Indian classical and traditional music and dance, Pracheen Kala Kendra of Chandigarh, unfolded the magical and mesmerizing spell of it all on Saturday at the Evening Club auditorium.
‘Sham E Mausiqui’ was the spell binder that had connoisseurs and klovers of classical Indian music glued to their seats. The programme was inaugurated by Evening Club president Sourajit. The Kendra’s Cultural Coordinator Subrata De was present on the occasion.
The proceedings commenced with classical vocal by Pt. Bhutnath De . He began with Rag Puriya Kalyan with traditional Aalap followed by Vilambit Ek Taal composition. This was followed by a presentation based on Drut composition set to Teen Taal. Pandit Bhutnath De concluded with the rendition of Thumri. He was ably accompanied by Debashish Banerjee on Tabla and Manmohan Singh on Harmonium.
The next artiste was reknowned Hansveena maestro Pt. Subhasis Bose. He begin with Raag Nandeshwari . He presented Vilambit and drut gats set to Teen Tal. He concluded his recital with a melodic dhun set to rag Mishra Paharhi . Pandit Pradip Bhattacharjee on Tabla added the soul to Pt Bose’s presentations.
The final presentation of the first sensational evening was ‘Tridhara’ that comprised an amalgam of vocal, flute and sitar. They commenced with traditional Aalap in Rag Jog followed by Bandishes in Rupak and Teen Tal. Two exotic presentations later, the exotic blend presented Tarana before concluding with a magical presentation of Thumri. The team was accompanied on Tabla by the masterly duo of Amitava Sen and Swarup.
Sh. Anirudh Sen and Shri Subrata De honored the artists with bouquets , Citations after the programme.