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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Moushumi Bhowmik: Music erases boundaries

By Kavita Charanji, New Delhi

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Singer-researcher-composer Moushumi Bhowmik was in Delhi recently for a presentation and performance of “Music as Absence, Memory and Desire: A journey through 'biraha' in the folk repertoire of Bengal.” Kolkata-based Moushumi has a clear perspective of 'biraha.' In her words, “In Bengal, we don't categorise 'biraha' as a distinct tradition or genre. It is more an emotion and in Bengal the word means longing in a state of separation.”  KEEP READING>>>>>


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