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Cover of: Rabindranath Tagore by Reba Som
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Cover of: Rabindranath Tagore by Reba Som

Rabindranath Tagore
The Singer and his Song
Hardcover

Published by Penguin Books (Viking Imprint) in New Delhi .
Written in English.

About the Book

Incl. 24 pp. photos and MP3 CD with 45 selected songs by various artists (Rezwana Chowdury Bonya, Sumitra Sen, Hemant Kumar, Sagar Sen, Arundhuti Home Chowduri, Srikanta Acharya, Reba Som, Suchitra Mitra, Maya Sen, Arjun Chakrabarti, Chorus, Suman Chatterjee, Ritu Guha, Kishore Kumar, Kanika Bandopadhyay, Chinmoy Chattopadhyay, Lopamudra Mitra, Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Purabi Mukhopadhyay and Dwijen Mukhopadhyay).

Preface Xl

1, Introduction 1

2. Early Beginnings 10

3. Music in the Family 15

4. Kadambari Debi: the Poet’s Muse 22

5. The English Interlude 27

6. Music and Feeling 36

7. Marriage and Death 46

8. Householder 53

9. Shelidah 60

10. Jeevandevata 67

11. Three Phases of Musical Journey 80

12. Gitanjali 105

13. The Singer and His Song 116

14. Reaching Out to the World 121

15. Visva Bharati 128

16. Rabindrasangeet 140

17. Evening Melody: Victoria Ocampo 148

18. Fresh Creative Vitality: Art and Dance 156

19. The End 180

20. The Genius 184

Notes 197

Songs 229

Index 284


Appendix: transliterated and translated songs

- Titles marked with an asterisk are included on the MP3 CD.

  1. Gahan kusum kunja mājhé *
  2. Shokhi bhābona kāhāre baulé *
  3. Purāno shéyi dinér kauthā *
  4. Kautobār bhébéchhjnu āpona bhuliyā
  5. Tomāréyi koriyāchhi jibaunéro dhrubotāra *
  6. Mono more méghér shongī *
  7. Bauro āsha koré éshéchhi go *
  8. Āmar prānér pauré cholé galo shé *
  9. Mājhé mājhé taubo dekhā pāyi *
  10. Āmāye bolo nā gahité bolo nā *
  11. Aundho jauné dého ālo mrito jauné dého prān *
  12. Noyono tomaré pāyé nā dékhité *
  13. Oli bār bār phiré jāye
  14. Jhauro jhauro borishé baridhāra *
  15. Bauro bédonār mauto bejéchho āmar prāné
  16. Kādālé tumi moré bhalobāshari ghāyé *
  17. Tumi sondhyar meghomāla tumi āmar shādher shādhona *
  18. Eki lābonyé purno prān *
  19. Ākash bhaurā shurjo tāra
  20. Āmar mukti āloyé āloyé *
  21. Shīmār mājhé aushim tumi *
  22. Aushim dhaun toe āchhé tomar
  23. Jonāki ki shukhé oyi dāna duti *
  24. Āmi chini go chini tomaré ogo bidéshini *
  25. Tomār kholā hāowa lagiyé pāle *
  26. Ebār tore mora gāngé *
  27. Āchhé dukkho āchhé mrityu *
  28. Jodi tore dāk shuné kéyu nā āshé *
  29. Shakhi āndhāré ékéla ghauré
  30. Āmi kān pété royi *
  31. Āmar mollikā boné *
  32. Krishnokoli āmi tāréyi boli *
  33. Jodi prém dilé nā prāné *
    34 Méghér pauré mégh joméchhé *
    35 Ektuku chhoya lāgé *
  34. Paush todér dāk diyéchhé
  35. Shudhu jāowa āsha shudhu sroté bhāshā *
  36. É monihār āmaye nāhi shājé *
  37. Pauthé cholé jété jété
  38. Jeté jété eklā pauthé nibéchhé more bāti
  39. Āj jyotsnarāté shobai géchhé boné *
  40. Éyi lobhinu shaungo taubo shundoro hé shundoro
  41. Tumi ki kéboli chhobi? *
  42. More binā otthé kone shuré bāji *
  43. Jibauno jaukhon shukayé jāye *
  44. Tomār holo shuru *
  45. Ésho shyamol shundor
  46. Bāshonti hé bhubonomohini *
  47. Tār hāthé chhilo *
  48. Shunil shagorér shyamol kinaré
  49. É shudhu aulosh māyā *
  50. Duyi hāthé kālér mondira jé
  51. Nrityéro tālé tālé—hé Natarāj *
  52. Āmi Chitrāngada rājendro mondini
  53. Khomité pārilām nā jé *
  54. Kānna hāshir dol dolano
  55. Maumo chityé niti nrityé *
  56. Jodi hāye jibauno purono nāyi holo maumo
  57. Hé nuton *
  58. Prén bhoriyé trishā horiyé *

ID Numbers

Open Library OL23720201M
ISBN 13 9780670082483
OCLC/WorldCat 429626213

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