Wedding Songs of Uttar Pradesh (Volume 2) (Audio CD)

Wedding Songs of Uttar Pradesh (Volume 2) (Audio CD)

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Shubha MudgalMusic Today (2006)56:37 Minutes
About the CD

Of all the sanskaars those landmark occasions that mark the human passage form birth to death one of the most significant is that of marriage an occasion for celebration dance and song. The wedding songs of Uttar Pradesh born of the folk forms of the great Gangetic plain are typical of its composite culture a complex tapestry woven together for many strands. Different religious communities share common rituals and ceremonies the mehndi the sehra and the poignant bidai. The very terms for the groom and the bride Banna and Banni are part of the Mughal heritage now household words across northern India and an inseparable part of the repertoire of U P wedding songs. The lyrics come form U P dialects are part of the human experience. And yet underlying the joy and celebrations there is more than a hint of sadness. Could this be because it was essentially women who created these songs? And who better to understand the pain of separation from beloved parents and childhood companions the mingling of happy anticipation and poignant apprehension than other women!

In this album which presents songs sung at the home of the bridegroom the Ganapati Vandana marks the auspicious beginning of the celebrations songs about the bridegroom the gleam of the gem studded sehra and the prancing horse that will take him to his wedding then follow. The last four songs are about the arrival of the bride in her new home an occasion marked by its own rituals.

Ganapati Vandana : Chorus
Aaj Mere Laaln Banna Banenge : Shubha Mudgal
Hariyali ne dere: Chorus
Mehnid Laga Lo: Shubha Mudgal
Sehre mei laage chandan haar: Sangeeta Pant and Papiya Paul
Nazariya Lag Jayegi: Rekha Raj
Thummak Ghodi Naache: Shubha Mudgal and Aparna Bhatnagar
kesariya Banna: Rita Bokil, Sangeeta Pant, Aparna Bhatnagar and Chorus
Banne Dheere Dheere Jayeyo: Chorus
Hat Chhodo Dulhan : Shubha Mudgal
Batasa Lootaye deho: Rekha Raj, Mannu Kohil and Chorus
Ari Banno Bolat kyon Nahi: Shubha Mudgal
Ras Bhare moti: Shubha Mudgal

Music director: Shubha Mudgal
Assisted by : Zafar Naqvi (research) Mahesh prabhakar (Music)
composed by the late Nawab Raza Ali Khan of Rampur by kind permission of the Naina Devi Foundation
Recording engineered and mixed by Lokesh Dhawan
Series producer : Asharani Mathur
Illustration: Aniruddha Mukherjee

1Ganapati Vandana 05:35
2 Aaj Mere Laalan Banna Banenge06:09
3 Hariyali ne dere 04:30
4 Mehndi Laga lo03:50
5 Sehre Mei Laage chandan Haar 06:51
6 Nazariya Lag Jayegi 03:30
7 Thummak Ghodi Naache04:55
8 Kesariya Banna03:30
9 Banne Dheere Dheere Jayeyo03:49
10 Hat Chhodo Dulhan03:59
11 Batasa Lootaye Deho03:48
12 Ari Banno Bolat Kyon Nahi04:52
13 Ras Bhare Moti04:39
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