Bengal possesses a rich and timeless cultural heritage. In fact the Bengali culture is a musical experience that reflects the very spirit and core of the emotion, culture and beliefs. The spiritual and soulful essence of Bengali Music enriches and binds the music of the East and the West. If you are interested in downloading hit Bengali songs and MP3 then this article will provide you the links and give interesting facts related to the Bengali songs.
Bengali music encompasses rhythmic and melodies tunes and beats that build a portfolio of unique sounds which range from traditional classical Indian instruments such as sarangi and santoor, to natural environmental instruments. Among the various arts that exist today, the appeal of Bengali music is the most universal and spell bounding. Rabindra Nath Tagore was a legendary artist who has immensely contributed to serve the cause of Bengali Music.
The earliest music in Bengal was characterized by Sanskrit chants and prospered under the influence of Vishnu poetry. The Bauls (meaning divinely inspired insanity) were the great admirers and followers of Music. They were the group of Hindu mystic minstrels from the Bengal region. Later the evolution of Bengali Music saw a mixture of Hindu and Islamic trends when the musical tradition was preserved under the patronage of Nawabs and the powerful landlords.
The Baul of Bengal is regarded as Mystic singers and wandering minstrels. They are responsible for the advancements of the one of the oldest and fascinating Indian tradition. Interaction between different religious expressions including the Tantrism, Buddhism, Sufism, and Vaishnavism led to the innovation in dance, music and singing that conveyed intimate joy, universal brotherhood, and spirituality in man’s heart.
Bangla Sangeet Mela is organized from 14th – 22nd April every year to showcase the musical talent in classical, traditional and modern Bengali music.
Bengali Music has also witnessed the emergence of various Bengali bands in past few decades. These Bengali bands aim to restore the sweet melodies and preserve the rich cultural characteristics of Bengali Music. They focus on the everyday city life for their compositions. In fact, one of the famous Band Bhoomi has done a phenomenal work in expanding the audience of Bangla Band’s urban music beyond the college campus and youth circuits into the older, middle aged listeners.
Bengali Bands includes diverse styles like hard rock, pop, rock, folk, heavy metal, grunge, and fusion. Some of the famous bands are as follows Strings, “whitenoiz”, Bhoomi, etc . Major Singers whose songs are downloaded frequently over the net are Kishore Kumar, Manna Dey, Hemanta Mukherjeee, Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty, Arati Mukherjee, Gita Datta, Indrani Sen, Alamgir (pop singer), Shaan (singer), Shilajeet Majumdar, Anup Ghoshal, Subinoy Roy, Mousumi Bhowmik, and Uma Bose.
Famous Music composer of the Bengali Music are Anjan Dutta, Sudhin Dasgupta, Hemanta, Hemanta Mukherjee, Hemanta Mukhopadhyay’s, Sushmita Bhattacharya, Salil Chowdhury, Sri Dilip Kumar Roy, etc. Musicdownloads.in is a rich source of lots of MP3, downloadable songs that can be accessed easily anytime and anywhere over the internet.