The Hindi Music Jukebox: Exploring Unforgettable Songs

: Manek Premchand
: Paperback
: 9781643247595
: 164324759X
: 13 Jul, 2018
: Notion Press, Inc.
: Notion Press, Inc.
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This Indian film music book is a collection of eighty essays about the people who made remarkable music in Bollywood cinema, especially during the great era, and the ideas such people brought to the recording studios. When songs had to go without rhythms or when melodies had plenty of Q n A in them. In this music book, we flirt with Rock n Roll and scan songs that speed up at the end, we peep behind the screen to see what the idea was behind chorus songs in our films - even if there was no one to sing that chorus on the screen; it's a huge list. These pages are a reflection of the time when everyone was fired up in their art, and when no one wanted to finish last in the race. It is about artists who every now and then dreamt ideas, and only after crystallizing things perfectly in their mind's eye, went out to translate and transform their dreams into unforgettable melodies in Indian movies.

Jukebox will interest the layman as well as the academician.

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