Canorous Eyesores

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 21/08/2022 There are many songs which are a pleasure to not just hear but also see because they are delightfully picturized. So much so that the video plays in your mind when you hear some songs. There were some specialist directors who could work magic withContinue reading “Canorous Eyesores”

Vintage era music relived in films

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 03/07/2022 This is a post that I wanted to write for a long time. Simply put, it is an attempt to chronicle those movies/songs in which the songs of the vintage era are remembered sometimes as a tribute and sometimes are very craftily woven into theContinue reading “Vintage era music relived in films”

Songs of Conversations

Posted on 25/06/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life The dictionary definition of conversation is an informal, usually private, talk in which two or more people exchange thoughts, feelings, or ideas, or in which news or information is given or discussed. Thus, by the very definition, to strike a conversation, the presence of a speaker and a listener is imperative. Conversations between people, especially those who share anContinue reading “Songs of Conversations”

The Other Songs of Kavi Pradeep

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 29/01/2022 The mention of Kavi Pradeep or Ramchandra Narayanji Dwivedi (06/02/1915 – 11/12/1998) at once reminds every music lover of his patriotic and didactic songs. No national festival is complete without patriotic songs penned by him being played. In fact, the inspiration to write this postContinue reading “The Other Songs of Kavi Pradeep”

Songs with Laughter

Posted On Trivia -The Spice of Life on 07/11/2021 The physical exertion involved in singing – filling of our lungs, the calibrated control of our vocal chords, the movements of our mouth and body – is among the reasons why it can lift our mood. Singing is an aerobic exercise (aerobic means in the presenceContinue reading “Songs with Laughter”

Sanchari – Bengal’s invaluable contribution to Hindi Film Music

Posted by Trivia- The Spice of Life on 09/10/2021 The contribution of Bengal to Hindi film music is unparalleled. Ace music directors hailing from Bengal were pioneers in many senses. Their names and innovations are so many that it would be difficult to list all of them. When they started to compose music for HindiContinue reading Sanchari – Bengal’s invaluable contribution to Hindi Film Music”

Songs ‘Spoken and Sung’

I hope I have piqued your curiosity by the title of my post. I actually did not know how better to christen it. In this post, I refer to songs where the lyrics are first uttered or spoken sometimes in a poetic and at other times in a sing song fashion and then the sameContinue reading “Songs ‘Spoken and Sung’”

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