Music for the Mind & Soul

Milapfest is delighted to present a unique double CD that celebrates and commemorates the growing presence of Indian classical music in the west. Music for the Mind & Soul is a
monthly Indian music concert series that has taken place in Liverpool for the past 25 years, featuring some of India’s brightest stars as well as maestros in the making. The atmosphere and ambience of the concerts in Liverpool is di cult to replicate; so this album is a tribute to over 25 years of monthly concerts in Liverpool and a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Milapfest. This specially curated double album brings together many of the performing stars that have featured in the national concert series which has also spread to Manchester, London and other cities of England.

As a connoisseur, we hope you enjoy this beautiful music, and celebrate the integration of Indian Music in the west, centred on the great music city of Liverpool. All the proceeds from the sale of this album will go towards creating new educational opportunities for young British musicians.

This unique double CD features many of the amazing musicians who have appeared in the MFMS Series over the past 25 years. It is made up of specially selected tracks that feature some of the finest musicians to grace Indian Music. These tracks have been gifted on the occasion of Milapfest’s 30th anniversary. It is the kind of CD that will make a home in your heart for many years to come – this is Music for the Mind & Soul!

CD 1
Sikkil Gurucharan, Anil Srinivasan & Murad Ali – Vocals, Piano, Sarangi
Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh & Abhishek Raghuram – Veena, Vocal
Dr Rajeeb Chakraborty – Sarod
Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty
– Vocal
Kousic Sen – Tabla
Shashank Subramaniam – Flute
Pandit Pravin Godkhindi – Flute
Gaurav Mazumdar – Sitar

CD 2
Patri Satish Kumar – Mridangam
Rakesh Chaurasia – Flute
Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya – Slide Guitar
Pandit Madhup Mudgal – Vocal
Vidushi Reena Srivastava – Sitar
Lalgudi GJR Krishnan & Lalgudi Vijaylakshmi – Violin
Pandit Ranajit Sengupta – Sarod
Samyo Orchestra
Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya – Shata Tantri Veena

Released by Milapfest: 2015