Monday, September 24, 2007

Music as Medicine:

Clinical studies and anecdotal evidence from music therapists suggest that the sound of music...manages painimproves mood and mobility of people with Parkinson's diseasereduces the need for sedatives and pain relievers during and after surgerydecreases nausea during chemotherapyhelps patients participate in medical treatment that shortens hospital staysrelieves anxietylowers blood pressureeases depressionenhances concentration and creativityThe best part is that to take advantage of music's healing power, you don't need to take a prescription to your local music store. You don't even have to go to the music store at all. The home remedies you need are probably already in your music collection.

Music related Marathi people:

Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande,(August 10, 1860 – September 19, 1936) was an Indian classical musician widely acclaimed to have brought in a renaissance in Indian music.
Asha Bhosle, (born September 8,1933)- Belongs to the legendary Mangeshkar family
Lata Mangeshkar (born September 28, 1929)- Recipient of Bharat Ratna in 2001
Hridayanath Mangeshkar- Music director (and brother of Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar)
C. Ramchandra,( or Ramchandra Chitalkar), (1918-1977)- Hindi film Music director
Laxmikant Kudalkar,(1937-1998) - of the duo
Laxmikant-PyarelalJatin Lalit - Music composers for films such as Khiladi
Sudhir Phadke(25 July 1919 Kolhapur - 29 July 2002)- Legendary Marathi music composer, composed music for "Geet Ramayan"Ramlaxman - Music composer of hits like Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hai Kaun
Ashok Patki - Popular Marathi music composer
Suresh Wadkar - Popular trained classical singer
Devaki Pandit - Popular trained classical singer
Sadhana Sargam - Popular Bollywood playback singer
Anuradha Paudwal- Popular devotional and Bollywood playback singer
Ajit Kadkade - Popular folk vocalist
Kishori Amonkar,(born April 10, 1931) - Classical singer
Arun Date - Legendary Marathi playback singer
Milind Ingle - Marathi and Hindi Music
Bal Gandharva [famous singer]
Haribhau Deshpande [famous 'Organ player']
Vasantrao Deshpande
Master. Krushanarao Phulambrikar [famous singer]
Sawai Gandharva [famous singer]
Bhimsen Joshi (1922- ) Popular khayal singer of Kirana Gharana
Rahul Deshpande
Vamanrao Deshapande
Balakrushnabua Ichalakaranjikar
Satyashil Deshpande
Salil Kulkarni Famous Musician
Arun Paudwal Gread Music Director of Marathi Cinemas
Male singers:
The following singers took Indian Hindi movie songs to a peak.
Hemant Kumar
Kishore Kumar
Mahendra Kapoor
Manna Dey
Mohammad Rafi
Talat Mahmood

Female singers:
Female singers also contributed a lot.
Asha Bhosle
Geeta Dutt
Lata Mangeshkar
Shamshad Begum