Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

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Beginning in the 1930s, men and a handful of women came from India's many communities-Marathi, Parsi, Goan, North Indian, and many others--to Mumbai to work in an industry that constituted in the words of some, "the original fusion music." They worked as composers, arrangers, assistants, and studio performers in one of the most distinctive popular music and popular film cultures on the planet. Today, the songs played by Mumbai's studio musicians are known throughout India and the Indian diaspora under the popular name ...

Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195327649

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Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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