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Melange, the word denotes “a mixture” derived from the old French origin. Group of young and talented musicians reunite to exhibit the bizarre face of music in their own form. Melange is neither a typical rock band nor any other bollywood orchestra through which people have got enough saturation. Melange is a unique musical band that has proved that music can never be differentiated on the basis of language or origin. The extraordinary concept of Melange is to combine the world music with the bollywood music. It’s not only the combination of these two but also the songs of melange are being rearranged to make it sound different and as beautiful as the original songs sound. Melange’s music is more inclined towards fusion though it simplifies the output to rule on the general mass.

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  • 1. La-MlangeA journey of music onglobal tracks..

2. Mlange Melange, the word denotes a mixture derivedfrom the old French origin. Group of young andtalented musicians reunite to exhibit the bizarreface of music in their own form. Melange is neithera typical rock band nor any other bollywood orchestra through which people have got enoughsaturation. Melange is a unique musical band that has proved that music can never be differentiated on the basis of language or origin. The extraordinary concept of Melange is tocombine the world music with the bollywood music. Its not only the combination of these two but also the songs of melange are beingrearranged to make it sound different and as beautiful as the original songs sound. Melangesmusic is more inclined towards fusion though it simplifies the output to rule on the general mass. 3. The different genres of music that are beenperformed by mlange. 4. Opera:-Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (called a libretto) and musical score. Opera is part of the Western classical music tradition. Opera incorporates many of the elements of spoken theatre, such as acting, scenery and costumes and sometimes includes dance.The word opera means "work" in Italian (it is the plural of Latin opus meaning "work" or "labour") suggesting that it combines the arts of solo and choral singing, declamation, acting and dancing in a staged spectacle.The various forms of opera according to their origins are:-1) Italian opera2) French opera3) German opera4) Russian opera5) English operaOpera, musically, is formed by a complex orchestration including number of multiple musical instruments like violin, cello, harps, trumpets, piano, flute, bass, drums, cymbals, horns, marimba, etc. The operatic singers have soprano voice quality, i.e., they sing on very high pitch or notes. Full of variations on the composition makes the output creating a dramatic ambience.Famous opera composers are :- Mozart, baroque, Verdi, Bel canto, George Frederic, etc 5. Rock:-Rock is a musical style that arose in the U.S. in the mid-1950s and became the dominant form of popular music in the world.Though rock has used a wide variety of instruments, its basic elements are one or several vocalists, heavily amplified electric guitars (including bass, rhythm, and lead), and drums. It began as a simple style, relying on heavy, dance-oriented rhythms, uncomplicated melodies and harmonies, and lyrics sympathetic to its teenage audiences concerns young love, the stresses of adolescence, and automobiles.It comes in variety of types:-1. Classic rock2. Heavy metal3. Punk rock4. Grunge5. Alternative rock6. Hard rock. 6. R & B:- Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated to R&B, is agenre of popular African American music thatoriginated in the 1940s. It is a dance based music. Rhythm and blues bands usually consisted ofpiano, one or two guitars, bass, drums, and sax.Arrangements were rehearsed to the point ofeffortlessness and were sometimes accompanied bybackground vocalists. Simple repetitive parts mesh,creating momentum and rhythmic interplayproducing mellow, lilting, and often hypnotictextures while calling attention to no individualsound. While singers are emotionally engaged withthe lyrics. The precursors of rhythm and blues came from jazzand blues, which overlapped in the 1930s throughmusicians such as Leroy Carr, Cab Calloway, CountBasie, and T-Bone Walker. There was alsoincreasing emphasis on the electric guitar as a leadinstrument, as well as the piano and saxophone. Now the term R&B is almost always used instead ofthe full rhythm and blues, and mainstream use ofthe term usually refers to contemporary R&B,which is a newer version of soul and funk-influenced pop music that originated as disco fadedfrom popularity. 7. Reggae:- Reggae is a music genre first developed inJamaica in the late 1960s originatedfollowing on the development of ska androcksteady music style. Its a Caribbeanmusic form with many co-streams in it,like, dancehall, ragamuffin, reggaeton, dubmusic, rockers, etc. Reggae is based on a rhythmic stylecharacterized by accents on the off-beat,i.e. the second and fourth beat in each bar. Instruments like drum kits, bass, guitar,keyboards, horns, vocals, etc. The bassguitar often plays a very dominant role inreggae. Bob Marley was one of the finest nrenowned reggae artist. 8. Flamenco:- Flamenco is a folk art and culture fromSpain. It is particular to the province ofAndalusia in Spain. Historically, it hasalways been the musical outlet of thepoor and oppressed. It passed on byoral tradition which the individual artistuses as the basis for his own variations. Flamenco is a tripartite art, involvingsinging, dance and the guitarsimultaneously - as well as rhythmicpunctuation( by hand-claps and othermethods) that is considered an artform. There are hundreds of differenttypes of pieces within flamenco, whichare defined by characteristic melodic,rhythmic, and harmonic structures. The accompaniment of the singing bythe guitar is a later phenomenonalthough it is recorded by travellers inAndalusia in the 18th century.Andalucian folk songs had in the pastbeen accompanied by differentinstruments including bandurria, violinand tambourine, but now the guitarpredominated. 9. Rumba:- Rumba is a family of percussive rhythms,song and dance that originated in Cuba as acombination of the musical traditions ofAfricans brought to Cuba as slaves and Spanishcolonizers. The name derives from the CubanSpanish word rumbo which means "party" or"spree. Several types or rumba:-Cuban RumbaRumba (dance)Flamenco RumbaAfrican Rumba A Cuban Rumba song often begins with thesoloist singing meaningless syllables. Rumba isnow most commonly performed at informalfiestas or just in the street when the moodarises Percussions and vocal sections make uprumbas musical ensemble like congas, bongos,drums(rimshots), tumba, syncopated vocals,etc. The dance moves are very sensuous andusually performed by couples. 10. Rock & Roll:- Rock and roll is a genre of popular musicthat originated and evolved in the UnitedStates during the late 1940s and early1950s,primarily from a combination of theblues, country music and gospel music.Along with the African American influence,rock n roll also drew on the lyrical melodiesof recent European immigrants and thecountry and western music of Texans. A new kind of blues, it featured electricallyamplified guitars, harmonicas, anddrummers that emphasized afterbeats.People still enjoy the funky and nasty movesof rock n roll dance specially among theyoungsters. Rock n roll was truly made a world-wideobsession by Elvis Presley. Later, groupslike the Beatles and the Rolling Stones,Chuck Berry added their own distinctivetouches to rock n roll. During the next twodecades, superstars emerged, like MichaelJackson and Madonna, who began fillinghuge stadiums for concerts. 11. With all these genres of music, mlangemix up several Indian musical formslike, Hindustani classical, Karnatakiclassical, folk, and ultimately the Bollywood music. Lets get introduced with themusical members ofMELANGE.. 12. Lead Vocalist:- Rimi Dhar Playback singer Live stage performerPlayback for movies:- Veer Madakkari(Tamil & Hindi), Loha (Bengali), Hangover (Bengali), and many regional movies, kites (background vocals), pardes(dd1 serial) For albums:- Pyaar mala zhala, ishkat padli sajna re, jiya jaay na, etc. 13. Performed in TV. shows like doordarshan ke sitaare,SaReGaMaPa 2004, kaha gaye wo sach(Focus TV), Saregana(E 24), etc.Biggest achievement:- among the Top 10Finalists Of SAREGAMAPA VISHWA YUDDHA 2007. She was inthe gharana of Ismail Darbar.Well appreciated by all themaha gurus like ASHABHOSLE JI, GHULAM ALI JI, ANAND JI(KALYAN JI), RAJESH ROSHAN JI,KHAYYAM JI for her versatile singing. 14. Feed Backs and QueriesFOR SHOW - CONTACT DHAVAL SANGHVI : +91 9820065442.dnrentertainer@yahoo.in www.dnrentertainer.com