A golden voice capable of making one stop in ones tracks, an uncanny understanding of audience expectation and an astute ability to create something original using various musical techniques and genresthese are some of the characteristics that defi ned Sachin Dev Burman, lovingly referred to as SD.
One of the greatest artists to have risen on the Indian musical fi rmament and captivated the imagination of millions, SDs musical talent was appreciated by connoisseurs and commoners alike. Combining folk and classical styles, SD gave the world a form of music that could be the both the boatmans and the ustads own.
In S. D. Burman: Th e World of His Music, Khagesh Dev Burman paints a vivid picture of Sachin-kartas life, delving into his childhood, things that shaped his character and musical talent, the days of struggleand the rise of the maestro. Complete with detailed lists of his songs and analyses of his unique style and music, this book is one that every music lovers shelf should boast of.
Interesting Facts :
A biography of the legendary musician S.D. Burman, this book off ers many details about his childhood, his days of struggle, and events that shaped his character and talent.
Th e book will be a treat for music lovers as it provides detailed lists of S. D. Burmans songs and analyses of his unique style and music.
Th is biography also includes many interesting excerpts from S. D. Burmans autobiography, Sargamer Nikhad.
About the Author :
Khagesh Dev Burman hails from the royal family of Tripura and shares the same heritage as the legendary S. D. Burman. Born on 14 December 1940 in Agartala, Tripura, he was brought up in an environment conducive to art and literature. He is the editor of Prantikthe fi rst ever collection of poems from Tripura published in the year 1962. He has been awarded the Sachin Samman by the government of Tripura for his book Sachin Kartar Ganer Bhuban (the Bengali original of S .D. Burman: Th e World of His Music).
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