Mahisasura Mardini by Birendra Krishna Bhadra (AIR Recording) – Details of tracks and artists

For Bengalis Durga Puja and more particularly Mahalaya is incomplete without the ritual playing of Mahisasuramardini by Birendra Krishna Bhadra. This recording was originally made by All India Radio and still is an inseparable part of the Mahalaya and Durga Puja. Here are the details of the recordings.

Title :
Mahisasuramardini

Caption :
An Oratario Invoking The Goddes Durga

Genre :
Bengali Devotional

Script :
Bani Kumar

Music :
Pankaj Kumar Mallick

Narration and Chanting of Slokas :
Birendra Krishna Bhadra

Participants :

  • Pankaj Kumar Mallick
  • Bimal Bhushan
  • Shyamal Mitra
  • Dwijen Mukherjee (Mukhopadhya)
  • Tarun Banerjee
  • Geetashree Sandhya Mukherjee (Mukhopadhya)
  • Arati Mukherjee
  • Utpala Sen
  • Pratima Banarjee
  • Supriti Ghosh
  • Ila Bose
  • Sumitra Sen
  • Krishna Bhattacharjee
  • Ashima Bhattacharjee
  • Sipra Bose

Tracks :

CD 1

  1. Ya Chandi by Chorus
  2. Simhastha Sashisekhara by Chorus
  3. Bajlo Tomar Alor Benu by Supriti Ghosh
  4. Jago Durga Dashapraharadharinee by Dwijen Mukherjee (Mukhopadhya)
  5. Ogo Amar Agamani Alo by Sipra Bose
  6. Taba Achinta Rupa Charita Mahima by Manabendra Mukherjee (Mukhopadhya)
  7. Aham Rudrebhirvasubhischara by Chorus
  8. Akhila – Bimane Taba Jaya – Gane by Krishna Dasgupta
  9. Jayanti Mangala Kali by Chorus
  10. Subhra Sankha – Rabe by Shyamal Mitra, Ashima Bhattacharjee, Arati Mukherjee (Mukhopadhya)  and Others
  11. Jatajuta Samay Uktamardhendukritashekharam by Chorus

CD 2

  1. Namo Chandi, Namo Chandi by Bimal Bhushan
  2. Ma Go Taba Beene Sangeeta by Sumitra Sen
  3. Bimane Bimane by Geetashree Sandhya Mukherjee (Mukhopadhya)
  4. Jaya Jaya Japyajaya by Chorus
  5. He Chinmoyi by Tarun Banerjee
  6. Amala – Kirane Tribhubana – Manoharini by Pratima Banarjee
  7. Jayanti Mangala Kali by Pankaj Kumar Mallick and Others
  8. Santi Dile Bhari by Utpala Sen

Details sourced from ‘Mahisasuramardini’ CD inlay by RPG-HMV Recordings

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