Sangit Bhavana

Sangit Bhavana (Institute of Dance, Drama and Music), of Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, started functioning as a part of Kala Bhavana in 1919 and as a separate institution in 1933.wikipedia
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Kala Bhavana

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Sangit Bhavana (Institute of Dance, Drama and Music), of Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, started functioning as a part of Kala Bhavana in 1919 and as a separate institution in 1933.
By 1933, the two streams were separated into two different schools, Kala Bhavana and Sangit Bhavana

Dinendranath Tagore

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A new musical tradition evolved under the guidance of stalwarts like Dinendranath Tagore, Rabindranath’s musician grandnephew, and Pandit Bhimrao Hasurkar Sastri, a versatile Maharashtrian musician who taught Hindustani classical music. Eminent names in the musical arena such as Dinendranath Tagore, Bhimrao Hasurkar Sastri, Indira Devi Chaudhurani, Santidev Ghosh, Sushil Kumar Bhanja Choudhuri and Sailajaranjan Majumdar laid down rich traditions in earlier years. Dinendranath Tagore, grandson of Dwijendranath Tagore, the poet’s eldest brother, was brought up in the culturally rich environment of Jorasanko Thakur Bari and was a talented musician familiar with both Hindustani classical music and music in western culture.
He served as principal of Visva-Bharati's Music school, Sangit Bhavana for its opening years.

Shantiniketan

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Sangit Bhavana (Institute of Dance, Drama and Music), of Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, started functioning as a part of Kala Bhavana in 1919 and as a separate institution in 1933.
Visva Bharati was established as a centre for culture with the objective of exploring the arts, language, humanities, music etc. Specialised institutes came up in different fields: Cheena Bhavana, Hindi Bhavana, Kala Bhavana, Sangit Bhavana, Bhasa Bhavana, Nippon Bhavana, Bangladesh Bhavana and others.

Visva-Bharati University

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Sangit Bhavana (Institute of Dance, Drama and Music), of Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, started functioning as a part of Kala Bhavana in 1919 and as a separate institution in 1933.

Kanika Banerjee

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In later years the traditions were upheld by such persons as Kanika Banerjee and Nilima Sen.
Kanika Bandyopadhyay joined Sangit Bhavana as a teacher and in due course became Head of the Department of Rabindrasangeet and later its Principal.

Suchitra Mitra

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In addition to those who studied at Santineiketan and remained back as notable teachers, some of the students who have emerged as popular singers, beyond Santiniketan, are: Suchitra Mitra, Subinoy Roy, Sumitra Guha and Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya.
In 1941, Suchitra Mitra received a scholarship to Sangit Bhavana in Santiniketan, where she learnt Rabindra Sangeet from some of the greatest teachers - Indira Devi Chaudhurani, Santidev Ghosh, and Sailajaranjan Majumdar.

Rezwana Choudhury Bannya

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In addition to those who studied at Santineiketan and remained back as notable teachers, some of the students who have emerged as popular singers, beyond Santiniketan, are: Suchitra Mitra, Subinoy Roy, Sumitra Guha and Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya.
She received a scholarship from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) to study in Sangit Bhavana at Santiniketan, the university that was founded by Tagore himself.

Indira Devi Chaudhurani

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Eminent names in the musical arena such as Dinendranath Tagore, Bhimrao Hasurkar Sastri, Indira Devi Chaudhurani, Santidev Ghosh, Sushil Kumar Bhanja Choudhuri and Sailajaranjan Majumdar laid down rich traditions in earlier years.
In later life, Indira Devi was instrumental in the establishment of Sangit Bhavana at Visva-Bharati University, and served as the chancellor of the University for a brief period of time.

Sailajaranjan Majumdar

Eminent names in the musical arena such as Dinendranath Tagore, Bhimrao Hasurkar Sastri, Indira Devi Chaudhurani, Santidev Ghosh, Sushil Kumar Bhanja Choudhuri and Sailajaranjan Majumdar laid down rich traditions in earlier years.
In 1939, Rabindranath appointed him principal of Sangit Bhavana.

Nilima Sen

In later years the traditions were upheld by such persons as Kanika Banerjee and Nilima Sen.
She founded the music school "Surangama" along with Prasad Sen and later joined Sangit Bhavana as a Faculty.

Rabindranath Tagore

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It was established by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The Statesman writes, “Like the fine arts, music was an important part of the curriculum taught at Tagore’s school.

The Statesman (India)

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The Statesman writes, “Like the fine arts, music was an important part of the curriculum taught at Tagore’s school.

Hindustani classical music

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A new musical tradition evolved under the guidance of stalwarts like Dinendranath Tagore, Rabindranath’s musician grandnephew, and Pandit Bhimrao Hasurkar Sastri, a versatile Maharashtrian musician who taught Hindustani classical music. Dinendranath Tagore, grandson of Dwijendranath Tagore, the poet’s eldest brother, was brought up in the culturally rich environment of Jorasanko Thakur Bari and was a talented musician familiar with both Hindustani classical music and music in western culture.

Manipuri dance

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Traditional Manipuri and Kathakali styles and also non-Indian dance forms such as the Ceylonese Kandy dance were incorporated into this new dance style that had an identity of its own.

Kathakali

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Traditional Manipuri and Kathakali styles and also non-Indian dance forms such as the Ceylonese Kandy dance were incorporated into this new dance style that had an identity of its own.

Kandyan dance

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Traditional Manipuri and Kathakali styles and also non-Indian dance forms such as the Ceylonese Kandy dance were incorporated into this new dance style that had an identity of its own.

Rabindra Sangeet

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Music was an important part of the curriculum right from the beginning, but the music taught was limited to Rabindra Sangit.

Dwijendranath Tagore

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Dinendranath Tagore, grandson of Dwijendranath Tagore, the poet’s eldest brother, was brought up in the culturally rich environment of Jorasanko Thakur Bari and was a talented musician familiar with both Hindustani classical music and music in western culture.

Jorasanko Thakur Bari

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Dinendranath Tagore, grandson of Dwijendranath Tagore, the poet’s eldest brother, was brought up in the culturally rich environment of Jorasanko Thakur Bari and was a talented musician familiar with both Hindustani classical music and music in western culture.

Western culture

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Dinendranath Tagore, grandson of Dwijendranath Tagore, the poet’s eldest brother, was brought up in the culturally rich environment of Jorasanko Thakur Bari and was a talented musician familiar with both Hindustani classical music and music in western culture.

Musical notation

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He was particularly good with musical notations and was in-charge of the music department from the earliest years.

Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University

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Bhatkhande Music Institute set up by renowned musicologist and pioneer in classical music training, Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, in Lucknow, provided well-trained Hindusthani classical music acharyas to Visva Bharati for many years.

Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande

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Bhatkhande Music Institute set up by renowned musicologist and pioneer in classical music training, Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, in Lucknow, provided well-trained Hindusthani classical music acharyas to Visva Bharati for many years.

Lucknow

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Bhatkhande Music Institute set up by renowned musicologist and pioneer in classical music training, Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, in Lucknow, provided well-trained Hindusthani classical music acharyas to Visva Bharati for many years.