Music album released by J&K Posh Cultural Society

11/01/2019
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JAMMU, JAN 10: J&K Posh Cultural Society (Regd.) released a music album in the form of an audio- video compact disc of Kashmiri songs and titled 'Sonte Wuzaene' sung by well known vocalist Suniana Kaul in an impressive gathering of intellectuals, musicians, singers and artists at Press Club, Jammu today. Prof. Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor, Central University, Jammu was the Chief Guest and Sh. Vijay Bakaya IAS, former MLC and Chief Secretary, J&K was the Guest of Honour on this occasion.Dr. R L Shant, veteran writer and Prof. Vijay Laxmi, former Principal, GCW were present as Special Guests.
The CD has been dedicated to Late (Sh.) Shamboo Nath Ji Sopori., the Guru of Smt. Suniana Kaul.
'Sounte Wuzaene' is an audio- video album of Kashmiri lyrics, penned by distinguished poets, namely, Shair- e- Kashmir Mehjoor, late Sh. Dina Nath Nadim, late Sh. Ghulam Rasool Mir and late Sh. ML Saqi. All the songs have been composed by the veteran music composer Pt. T K Jalali, a renowned musician and Sangeet Guru of J&K state except the lyric of Mehjoor, which has been composed originally by her Guru, Pt Shambhoo Nath Ji Sopori. The music has been designed by Kuldeep Saproo, Grade- I music composer.
Suniana Kaul, former Prof. and Head, lndian Classical Music (Vocal), was born at Anantnag, Kashmir.
She did her Schooling at Arya Samaj School and Graduated at Women College, Srinagar. She did her Master's Degree in Music (M Mus.) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad and again, M.A. in Music from Panjab University, Chandigarh.
She served at Institute of Music and Fine Arts (IMFA), Jammu and Srinagar and retired as as Head of the Deptt., lndian Classical Music (Vocal). She is a graded artist of AIR and Doordarshan. She has performed at many radio and Television concerts, programmes and national events under outstanding music composers.
Speaking on this occasion Prof Ashok Aima said that there is a need to project the regional culture and languages.
He said that Posh Cultural Societ has taken the initiative in this regard is a welcome step. He said that such programmes add to the richness of the culture of the communities and make the coming generations to remain in touch with their roots.

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