Raga Online

Raga Online

My Music Room

Programme

The Crossroads - An Interactive Seminar on Hindustani Raag Sangeet Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Time Subject Panelists Moderator
Day 1 Tuesday, 20th September 2005
9:00 a.m. Registration & Tea
9:45 a.m. Welcome Address Amit Mukerjee
10:00 a.m. 1.The Raag Sangeet Scenario in the first four decades of the 20th century
a) Socio-economic situation of the country
b) Prominent vocalists - their musical heritage
c) Prominent instrumentalists - their background
Ashok Ranade
Vidyadhar Vyas
Buddhadev Das Gupta
Arvind Parikh
11:15 a.m. Tea Break
11:45 a.m. d) Birth of conferences, professional musicians, patronage etc.
e) Students outside musical families or gharanas, teaching methods etc.
Gajendra Narain Singh
Vijay Kichlu
Shruti Sadolikar
Ulhas Kashalkar
Nayan Ghosh
Dipali Nag
1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. 2.The Scenario between 1940 to the late 60s
a) Socio-economic situation of the country
b) Vocalists - their evolution and contribution
c) Instrumentalists - their evolution and specialities
Sankarlal Bhattacharjee
Amit Mukerjee
Arvind Parikh
Ashok Ranade
3:00 p.m. Tea Break
3:30 p.m. d) Role of the print and electronic media including record companies
e) Exposure to the west - its effect on the attitude of musicians
f) Students, their cultural background, new modes of training, role of institutions etc.
Amarendra Dhaneshwar
Buddhadev Das Gupta
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande
Ajoy Chakrabarty
Sanjoy Bandopadhyay
Amit Mukerjee
 
Time Subject Panelists Moderator
Day 2 Wednesday, 21st September 2005
9:00 a.m. Tea
10:00 a.m. 3.The Scenario in the last thirty-five years
a) Socio-economic changes, globalisation
b) Diverse interests and sources of entertainment
c) Impatient students and over-indulgent parents
d) Plethora of CDs and other recorded materials
Deepak Raja
Buddhadev Guha
Shruti Sadolikar
Sankarlal Bhattacharjee
Nayan Ghosh
Ashok Ranade
11:15 a.m. Tea Break
11:45 a.m. e) Quality of performances of present day musicians
f) Emphasis on skill & rhythmic passages rather than on alaap and raag bhav
g) Music journalism & accountabilty
Gajendra Narain Singh
Vijay Kichlu
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande
Bikram Ghosh
Amarendra Dhaneshwar
Arvind Parikh
1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. 4.Towards Solution
a) Importance of patience, complete attachment to the subject, moderate expectations and lifestyle.
b) Using electronic gadgets and old recordings as guiding tools.
c) Proper tonal cultivation, stress on raag bhav, shrutis and correct raag, taal and laya selection.
d) Appreciative and discerning audience
e) Governmental & Institutional support
Amit Mukerjee
Buddhadev Das Gupta
Shruti Sadolikar
Ajoy Chakrabarty
Deepak Raja
Vijay Kichlu
3:00 p.m. Tea Break
3:30 p.m. Floor open for general discussion Ashok Ranade
Gajendra Narain Singh
Ashwini Bhide Deshpande
Nayan Ghosh
Arvind Parikh
4:45 p.m. Valedictory Speech Amit Mukerjee


Panelists

Back to Crossroads Page
 
Powered by Experis IT