Kishori Amonkar

Kishori Amonkar

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kishori Amonkar is an Indian singer who performs in the classical genre khyal and the light classical genres thumri and bhajan. Amonkar trained under her mother, classical singer Mogubai Kurdikar of the Jaipur gharana, but experimented with a variety of vocal styles in her career. She is considered one of the prominent representatives of Hindustani classical music. In the early 1940s, Amonkar began to receive vocal lessons in Hindustani classical music from her mother Mogubai Kurdikar and later received training from tutors of several gharanas. Amonkar became interested in film music and sang playback for the movie Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne, but returned to classical music because of bad experiences in the movie industry. Amonkar lost her voice for two years in the late 1950s for unknown reasons. Amonkar's work in light music has informed her classical singing and she modified her Jaipur gharana performance style by applying features from other gharanasshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135675664
  • 9786135675665