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Sudhirendar Sharma I have come across quite a few musical compositions that are known more for their lyrics, and less for their musical score. In such cases, the power of lyrics seems to have overwhelmed...
Sudhirendar Sharma Poets are known to condense words in a manner that let people realize (later) that those were the words they were seeking, or were about to say to...
Sudhirendar Sharma  It is often said that you enjoy music when you are in good mood, and follow the lyrics when sad. I suspect this to be partly...
Sudhirendar Sharma If there is anything worthwhile I am doing through my music notes, some readers say, is to erase the collective disrespect for songs as a frivolous pass time worthy of...
Sudhirendar Sharma My previous music note on ‘एक प्यार का नगमा है मौजों की रवानी है’ evoked interesting responses from my friends whom I send this piece on Whatsapp - emotive and reflective. While...
Sudhirendar Sharma It is often said that ‘melody was queen’ in the 60s, 70s and 80s. I would say that it was ‘queen’ because the words (or lyrics) ...
Sudhirendar Sharma* Bollywood songs have long lasting impact, casting unbelievable and often magical impact on listeners. It does what perhaps no other form of art does. I still...
Sudhirendar Sharma Think of झूठ (lie) and what comes to mind is झूठ बोले कौवा काटे, काले कौवे से डरियो. With झूठ now being the सच of our times, Anand...
Sudhirendar Sharma A young reader/listener has asked me if I could help him get a better sense of a patriotic song by placing it in perspective among songs of...
Sudhirendar Sharma My obsession with understanding the nature of playback music/songs continues. The trouble is that there are no straight answers, and that is what makes it...

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