Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty: Seeker of the Music Within(Hardcover Edition)
by Shyam Banerji With a Foreword by Gulzar
Number Of Pages: 232
Publisher: Niyogi Books Pvt. Ltd.
Author: Shyam Banerji With a Foreword by Gulzar
Details: Pandit a joy Chakrabarti: seeker of the music within is an in-depth account of the life and work of one of most eminent classical vocalists of our times. The music of destiny becomes divine for someone who embraces every Swara that fate has placed on the scoresheet of life with gratitude, regardless of the complexities of the Bandish or the Composition of joys and sorrows. Those who are able to shine in their divinely br>Ordained music can say, ‘I am My music. My music is his song!’ this is the story of such a person. Sensitively exploring a joy chakrabarty’s early life, initiation into music, the role of his Guruji, his emergence as a classical singer of note, collaborations with other leading musicians, stewardship of his family legacy and the founding of shrutinandan—an institution for imparting training in classical music to young learners narrative flows through the melody of his life, illuminating its key moments and inspirations. Pandit a joy chakrabarty’s musical journey illustrates that the song of life is a duet rendered in two voices voice of destiny and the voice of human effort; both the voices are equally important. Singing this song is not about both voices being in harmony, it is more about both voices singing in sync and the human voice rising to respond to the complex musical notes of destiny challenges and opportunities.