Piano, ghatam, tabla make new Bollywood music 1

Arvinder Kaur, New Delhi: Bollywood music composers have long been fascinated by piano music. But now a Franco American composer is combining piano with ghatam and tabla to make what she calls “niche new age music for Hindi films”.

“In the Hindi movies, there is a strong attraction for Piano… Whether it is the old movies of the ’60s or the recent classics like Parineeta. A R Rahman has used it very beautifully in Yuva… All this shows that there is lot of scope for experimentation with the piano,” says Ariane Gray Hubert, a Franco-American concernt pianist, singer and composer.

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