Re: What goes into making of a song? (Part II)

Sridhar Basavaraju (ghantasa@gwis2.circ.gwu.edu)
Mon, 30 Jun 1997 14:41:18 -0400 (EDT)


I had to agree with mr. ramana in his critique of current telugu music.  I
noticed this trend a while back and have thus found no interest in the
current telugu music tht is coming out.  It seems to me, this is strictly
my opinion, that no one is taking the time to write eloquent music as was
illutrated by spb recording 10 songs in a day.  I was listeing to the
song, " madhilo maunamu ga" from sakuntala a year or two ago when I first
noticed the high quality of language that was used in the old days.  The
lyricists were
not only skilled music writers, but had an astounding control of telugu to
the point at which telugu and sanskrit blended together into unforgettable
songs.  I also think that no one is really commited to telugu music and
cinema anymore.  there is just raw enterntainment in the movies, but no
deeper messages and meanings.  rather, it seems that skilled musicians and
actors have left for the more lucrative hindi film industry.  thank god
that there was at one time, ghantasala and his generation of lyricists and
mds
sridhar

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