S. D. BURMAN THE WORLD OF HIS MUSIC
- Category Biographies & Memoirs
- Format PB/Flexi
- Price 295
- ISBN: 978-81-291-2063-2
- Pages: 312 pages
- Date: April 2013
ABOUT THIS BOOK
A golden voice capable of making one stop in one’s tracks, an uncanny
understanding of audience expectation and an astute ability to create something
original using various musical techniques and genres—these are some of the
characteristics that defi ned Sachin Dev Burman, lovingly referred to as SD.
One of the greatest artists to have risen on the Indian musical fi rmament and
captivated the imagination of millions, SD’s musical talent was appreciated by
connoisseurs and commoners alike. Combining folk and classical styles, SD gave
the world a form of music that could be the both the boatman’s and the ustad’s
In S. D. Burman: Th e World of His Music, Khagesh Dev Burman paints a vivid
picture of Sachin-karta’s life, delving into his childhood, things that shaped his
character and musical talent, the days of struggle—and the rise of the maestro.
Complete with detailed lists of his songs and analyses of his unique style and
music, this book is one that every music lover’s shelf should boast of.