Kabir Suman’s Bangla Khayal Revival

A Year of Music in the Mother Tongue

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival of a music genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. Cuckoo News is honoured and […]

They Come Riding on Clouds

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival of a music genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. Day breaks. Kabir Suman wakes […]

A Tune for the Tigress

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival of a musical genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. “Banglai jitbe, tai gaan badhi,” (Because […]

For the Love of the Language

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival of a musical genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. February 21, 1952. Dhaka (capital city […]

Vagabond Visitors and Foliage Filters

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival* of a musical genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. “Light filters through foliage”. Photo by […]

Every Song Has Its Day

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival* of a musical genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. August 27, 2018. Exactly two years […]

Rain Ragas in the Vernacular

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival* of a music genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. “I am not the ‘miss […]

Shadow Mistress, Chhayanat

In this series of articles, Cuckoo News documents the revival* of a music genre, Bangla Khayal, by a musical genius, Kabir Suman. It’s 8:30 in […]