Singers Need Good Air!

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Namaste, Dear Music Lover, Today is yet another smoky day in Mumbai. I hope that wherever you are, there is less air pollution. It almost seems like Los Angeles here (well, in terms of music/audio/film production facilities, but here in Mumbai we are second to none), if only in terms of crowded roads and hazy […]

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Happy Everything (not only one day)!

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Here’s a page about Mumbai’s largest botanical gardens. Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. It doesn’t have to be one day a year when we appreciate flowers and plants of various types. Just in case you weren’t inundated with flowers from your admirer(s), I’m adding a video of flowers growing and being painted, presumably in springtime. I […]

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Mumbai Getaways are Possible!

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Mumbai is more than a concrete jungle! ‘though it seems I must sell the city as a destination to my West Bengal family and friends based mainly on visiting me and my wonderful Maharashtra-based artist friends, the city and its environs hold natural and cultural wonders that are second to none. While Indians in general […]

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The Value of Criticism

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As a thing that has often been associated with music and literature (including poetry, [screen]plays, etc.), criticism has been a part of Earthly society for eons. Here I will briefly de-construct the notion of criticism as a thing so often associated with music, from of course the point-of-view of a music performer, as that is […]

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Forward Ever – Backward Never

With this post we at AntaraMitra.com wish you a very safe and enjoyable increment of day, month and year! Namaste… as always. (My spirit greets and blesses yours.) Goodbye with fondness to all we met and with whom we enjoyed time together in 2017, however brief it may have been! Actually, our own calendars are so […]

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It’s Worth It!

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Namaste, Dear Music Lover/Visitor, I hope that you enjoy your visit here. We strive to give you a bit of positive energy and support in your life’s journey. While Indian film music is our #1 item, we appreciate your love and support for whatever we do. As I’ve noted here before, doing pro music is […]

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Save Some Time for Self

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Namaste, Dear Music Lovers. I just want to send out a Hindu blessing to the universe and if you are also a person of faith, you’re welcome to accept it as part of our Indian religion, or in the greater realm of all spiritual practices used by humans on this planet. We call this symbol […]

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It’s not all glitz and glamour, pomp and circumstance.

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Singing is more than lyrics and music. It’s a physical process that demands training, preparation and the dedication to follow through on the composer’s notes and briefs. As promised, this is the first in my series on the art of vocal performance. I’ve been training my voice for decades, and have heard a lot of […]

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Who Said Puzzles are Too Easy?

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There are puzzles and challenges. There are easy puzzles—and occasionally some challenging ones. Some occasions call for easy games or puzzles. Others might suggest handcuffs and muzzles. Maybe you like some crossword puzzles? Maybe not! Do you like to play royalty, tigress, or perhaps an occasional game? Even children can use a little twist of the […]

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