JBS Vol.4 No.1 (Bengali Music)

JBS Vol.4 No.1 (Bengali Music)

Publication of Summer Issue 2015 of JBS, Vol.4 No.1, Themed on Bengali Music: Bengalis and Music

After the proud publications of our issues on Ognijug (Vol. 1, No.1), Bengali Cinema (Vol.1, No.2), Bengali Theatre (Vol.2, No.1), Science and Technology in History: Modern Bengali Perspectives (Vol.2, No.2), Literature and Movements: Bengali Crossroads (Vol.3, No.1), Kolkata (Vol.3, No.2), Journal of Bengali Studies, a peer-reviewed open-access interdisciplinary journal to study the history and culture of the Indic Bengali people is happy to announce the online publication of our Summer Issue 2015 (Vol.4 No.1) on the theme of Bengali Music: Bengalis and Music. You can read the complete issue from here


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ISSN: 2277-9426
Journal of Bengali Studies
Vol. 4, No. 1
4 May 2015
Buddhapurnima, 20 Boishakh 1422
Summer Issue

Bengali Music: Bengalis and Music

Editor: Tamal Dasgupta


Editorial 7


From Songs of Innocence to Songs of Experience: The Trajectory of Bengali Popular Music from 1980s to the Present
Tamal Dasgupta 10

Indic Philosophy in Bengali Religious Songs
Somnath Sarkar 42

Hindu Reformism and the Comic Songs of Dwijendralal Roy in Colonial Bengal
Ayon Halder 52

Searching for Moner Manush (Man of Heart): Bauls of Bengal and Fakir Lalon Shah
Anirban Mondal 58

Music, Devotion and Religion: A Case Study of Charyapad
Dhananjay Garai 66

Kirtan of Bengal: An Enriched Tradition
Sayantan Thakur 73

Sarala Debi Chaudhurani, the Singer and Composer: An Unexploited Potential
Shrubabati Chakrabarty 87

Father and Son: The Bengali Dynasty in Bombay
Mousumi Biswas Dasgupta 100

Our Lost Friend: A Story
Amit Shankar Saha 104

Bishnupur Gharana: The Bengali School of Classical Music
Nachiketa Bandyopadhyay 110

Footfalls of Yesteryears: A Brief Overview of Modern Bengali Songs
Gautam Sengupta 119


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