What is Rabindranath Tagore's Egypt connection?

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Tarun Gautam asked 19-Jan-2018 in History, Politics & Society by Tarun Gautam

What is Rabindranath Tagore's Egypt connection?

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AMANDEEP SINGH answered 21-Jul-2018 by AMANDEEP SINGH

Poila Boisakh, or the Bengali New Year, which falls on April 15 consistently, is deficient without the melodies of Rabindranath Tagore. Furthermore, this year, two weeks into the new year, Tagore's tunes and works will go to Egypt, even as the trio of artist Prabuddha Raha, between disciplinary craftsman Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee and piano player Dr. Soumitra Sengupta, take their show, Music Mind, to the Land of Pharaohs, where a Tagore Festival will be facilitated from May 5.

The Indian specialists will perform in Cairo and Alexandria between May 4 and May 8 to stamp Tagore's introduction to the world commemoration.
To engage a global group of onlookers, one would anticipate that the specialists will feature well-known tunes of Tagore that have been adjusted by the minstrel from the western world, particularly from English and Irish music. In any case, the collection of melodies that will be displayed are those that draw an unpretentious and grand impact from western music, the association frequently so stifled, that it would take a specialist to draw the similitudes.

What is Rabindranath Tagore
What's more, in fact, it took Raha, a specialist in Rabindra Sangeet and Sengupta, who has extraordinary information of western traditional music, quite a while to research and uncover these tunes. Says Raha, "The tunes of Tagore in which we will indicate impacts of world music, aren't straight adjustments of the first tunes. There are parts of some ensemble from a western melody that Tagore has utilized as a part of the tunes he has created. For example in the mainstream tune Tumi Kon Kanon Er Phool, Tagore draws from the simple surely understood Spanish tune Besame Mucho. Be that as it may, except if you separate the tune, you will never realize that he has utilized a similar harmony structure. However, in the event that you hear the Bengali tune, you are probably not going to detect the likenesses promptly. The rundown of such tunes is endless..."
After an extremely fruitful company in Dhaka and two renowned colleges in the USA, Music Minds has been welcomed by the Indian Embassy of Egypt, bolstered by ICCR, and Raha says, they are eager to perform there. "We are especially excited that we will perform in Alexandria, which is an excellent city."
What's more, it isn't simply music that will discover put in this execution. Chatterjee, who has developed as one of India's driving between disciplinary specialists, will be the storyteller at the occasion and will exhibit an exchange on music amongst Tagore and Einstine. "The dialog is long and extremely fascinating. I might want to bring into setting the entire point of view of music and its all-inclusiveness as talked about in their trade. I might likewise want to peruse verse that coordinates the embodiment of the program," closes down Chatterjee.