July 6, 2022

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Padma Bhushan Acharya Gokulotsavji Maharaj, a global famend Classical Vocalist and a pupil of Ved, Vedant and historical scriptures has created ‘Sarvang Gayaki’ comprising numerous shastrik parts.

He researched on that means and implications of Dhrupad’s Alap and Tarana syllables. Panditji has created a number of new Ragas and greater than 5,000 compositions. Prasar Bharati has produced a documentary on his lifestyles and contribution which used to be telecast on ‘Doordarshan’, a Nationwide channel and revealed on YouTube additionally.

The country salutes him for his distinctive and remarkable contribution thru a video not too long ago introduced via the Union Ministry of Knowledge and Broadcasting.

Gokulotsavji is a famend singer and composer. He’s gifted in Hindustani Classical Tune and is knowledgeable in historical Indian making a song kinds.

He is among the maximum skilled composers of Khayal, Dhrupad, Dhammar, Haveli Sangeet, Prabandh Gaayan, and different historical kinds in India. He’s additionally a poet, composer, creator, musicologist, and a thinker.

Gokulotsavji used to be awarded the distinguished Padma Shri in 2008 and Padma Bhushan in 2015 via the President of India.

He has additionally gained Nationwide Tanseen Samman and is labelled because the Most sensible Grade Artist of Aakashwani and Doordarshan.

He has composed over 5000+ Musical Compositions.

The start of his adventure… in his personal phrases

I began my adventure with my circle of relatives. In Vallabh Sampraday, the musical carrier within the presence of lord Krishna is performed as a part of Ashtyaam seva (eightfold carrier) which contains a number of musical bureaucracy such as-Dhrupad, dhamar, Ashtpadi and so on. the learning of which I imbibed in my musical legacy passed down thru my circle of relatives lineage.

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The gurus of Gokulotsavji

I gained my musical coaching underneath my father and Guru Goswami Giridhar Lalji Maharaj and in a while from Pt Moreshwar Rao Golvalkarji.

Either one of them had been nice students of classical track. Pt Moreshwar would consult with our haveli from 1954 until the yr 1976.

I learnt a couple of uncommon Ragas underneath his tutelage. I’m additionally skilled in Haveli pad gayan. I was Acharya because it is a part and parcel of our circle of relatives’s musical heritage.

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Revealed on: Saturday, March 12, 2022, 10:49 PM IST