"All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter" · Beauty · Personal reflections

Beauty in Opposites

For readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. Sometimes you find beauty and meaning when you come across two absolutely contradictory things. Like this ghazal by Ghalib, in the young voice of Jagjit Singh from late 1960s. The feeling of Hopelessness, Lost-in-the-World is wonderfully expressed through the words as well as the singing.… Continue reading Beauty in Opposites

"All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter" · Beauty

“All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter”

To see readers’ comments, please click HERE for its previous version. A New Series on All Things Musical   “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” Shelley’s famous line was often quoted by my father when talking about the simple beauty of some of his favourite old Hindi film songs of yesteryears.… Continue reading “All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter”