Publisher : Rupa publications India (25 July 2015)
Language: : English
Author : Khagesh Dev Burman
An unusual music arranger who resisted the shows of his time, an innovator who presented a combination of Western stone and jazz with Indian old-style music - R.D. Burman's life and profession make him one of the most significant and adaptable specialists to rule the Indian film music scene from the 1960s to the '80s.
Regardless of whether the film itself was a blockbuster or failure, his music consistently stuck out - from the energetic 'Dum Maro dum' and the evergreen 'Chand Mera Dil' to the deep 'Tum aa Gaye ho, nur aa Gaya hai' and 'Tujhse naraz nahin zindagi'.
It is said that a few movies became hits on the quality of his tunes alone! Yet, while he was hailed as the supreme sovereign by all when he made one chartbuster after another, towards the finish of his profession he was named 'cursed' and exposed to insults when his movies began falling flat.
In R.D. Burman: The Prince of Music, Khagesh Dev Burman affectionately recalls this remarkable ability with an unusual streak, who actually motivates all inclusive amazement, reverence and wistfulness. Packed with a few individual minutes from the maestro's life, this book examines his profession in cherishing subtlety, yet in addition illuminates his associations with numerous different artistes of his age - his unbelievable brotherhood with Kishore Kumar and his disobedient inclusion with Asha Bhosle and, most essentially, the stressed at this point conscious bond that he imparted to his dad, S.D. Burman. With an ordered examination of the vast majority of his significant works, R.D. Burman: The Prince of Music is an authority's version that ought to enhance the rack of each music darling.