Dr. Samidha Vedabala

ସୀତାରର କଳାକାର, ଅଧ୍ୟାପିକା (ସଙ୍ଗୀତ ବିଭାଗ, ସିକିମ୍ ବିଶ୍ୱବିଦ୍ୟାଳୟ) Samidha Vedabala (Ph.D., Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata), a performer and researcher of Indian Classical Music, Sitar. She has been working as an assistant professor of music in the Department of Music at Sikkim University since 2011. Along with performance in music, she is actively involved in academic research in Indian music. She has published two books and many academic journals. Her professional and academic association with Sitar inspires her to continue writing on the instrument and its various aspects. Her book titled "Sitar Music: The Dynamics of Structure and Its Playing Techniques" is one of them. Her work has been the source of information for one of the documentaries on Sitar in the UK. She has also attended many national and international seminars on sitar music. As a writer, Dr. Samidha has been associated with Samadhwani for over a decade.
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“Thumri’s Influence on Sitar: Weaving Emotion and Melody”

Thumri is a prominent genre of North Indian classical vocal music that…

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Harmonious Dialogues; The Art of Accompaniment

Accompanying instruments, along with the main instrument, work together to create a…

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The Profound Communication in Music

The concert experience I shared in the last chapter prompts a deeper…

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Read The Room: The Art of Harmonizing with the Audience”

"Music is the greatest communication in the World. Even If people do…

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Virtuosity in Sitar Playing: A Journey Through Skilled Expressions

"Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any…

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The Muse of the Classics: Unveiling Inspiration in Classical Music

Every artist, regardless of their background, begins their journey in Indian Classical…

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From Gharana to Baaj: Tracing the Personal Pathways of Sitar Maestros

While the concept of gharana as a social structure has its historical…

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 Resonating with Tradition: The Importance of Listening in Indian Classical Music

Indian Classical Music transcends the boundaries of a mere musical genre; it…

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Musical Alchemy: The Melodic Journey of Pandit Deepak Choudhury

Today's write-up was unplanned but arose spontaneously because this was a significant…

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Taalim of Baba : Annapurna Devi

Baba Allauddin Khan, a prominent figure in the realm of Indian classical…

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