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Raghupati Raghav Rajaram - Iswar Allah Tero Nam - Instrumental Music of a Spiritual Song

Instrumental rendition of a spiritual song that once Mahatma Gandhi sang with his followers as they walked during the 241 mile Salt March in 1930. Transliteration of this song from Hindi is placed below: (Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghupati_Raghava_Raja_Ram):raghupati rāghav rājārām, patit pāvan sītārām sītārām, sītārām, bhaj pyāre tū sītārām īśvar allāh tero nām, sab ko sanmati de bhagavānEnglish Translation (Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghupati_Raghava_Raja_Ram)Chief of the house of Raghu, Lord Rama, Uplifters of those who have fallen, Sita and Rama, Sita and Rama, Sita and Rama, O beloved, praise Sita and Rama, God and Allah are your names, Bless everyone with real wisdom, Lord.

Fule Fule Dhole Dhole - Instrumental Music of a Bangla Song

Instrumental music of a Bangla song originally composed by Rabindranath Thakur (Tagore) about a century ago.

ফুলে ফুলে ঢ'লে ঢ'লে বহে কিবা মৃদু বায়,

তটিনী হিল্লোল তুলে কল্লোলে চলিয়া যায়

পিক কিবা কুঞ্জে কুঞ্জে কুহূ কুহূ কুহূ গায়,

কি জানি কিসেরি লাগি প্রাণ করে হায় হায়!


English translation of the lyric done by Anandamayee Majumdar:


A touch of sweetness in the breeze that

Softly cradles buds today

A winding stream that gently gurgles

In its happy course at play

The cuckoo sings in trees and gardens

a cuhoo cuhoo cuhoo lay

My absent heart does not know why

It's absolutely borne away

Kolo Kolo Cholo Cholo Nodi Kore Tolo Molo - Instrumental Music of an Old Bangla Folk Song

Instrumental music of an old Bangla folk song. Abdul Alim sang it perhaps 50 or more years ago.

Din Guli Mor Shonar Khachay - Instrumental Music of Tagore's Song

Instrumental music of Rabindranath Thakur's (Tagore) about 100 year old song "Din Guli Mor Shonar Khachay". English translation of the first stanza of this melancholic song is: The days of mine in golden cage did not stay, did not stay that various coloured days of my.

"Saat Samundar Paar" - Instrumental Music

Instrumental music for "Saat Samundar Paar", it's a Hindi song from a 1992 Indian movie "Vishwatma". It was composed by Anand Bakshi, and the playback singer was Sadhana Sargam. The British band Pet Shop Boys' song "Heart" was the inspiration of this song.

Ai Meghla Dine Akla - Keyboard music of a song by Hemanta Mukherjee

"Ai Meghla Dine Akla" - keyboard music of an old song performed and composed by Hemanta Mukherjee in 1960 for a movie called "Shesh Porjonto". The lyrics was written by Gouri Prasanna Majumder.

Happy Independence Day

Wishing Happy Independence Day to all my American family and friends!
My keyboard rendition of "Oh Say Can You See", the American beautiful national anthem.

Alal o Dulal - Music Presentation

My keyboard presentation of "Alal o Dulal" a legendary Bangladeshi Rock and Roll pioneer singer the great Azam Khan.

"Katena Shomoy Jokhon Ar Kichute" - Keyboard Rendition of a Bangla Song of Yesteryears

My keyboard playing of a nostalgic Bangla song from yesteryears that was sung by the legendary singer Hemanta Mukherjee and Srabonti Majumder. The gist of the song is about the universal affection between a father and daughter, how the daughter misses the father who had passed away long ago.

Happy Canada Day!

Today is Canada Day. Here is my keyboard rendition of Canada's national anthem "O Canada".