Talking Strings

Talking Strings
  • Date: 16 May, 2012
  • Organized By: Sangamshruti
  • Venue: Nepal Tourism Board
  • Photographs: Kathmandu Craze

"Talking Strings", an instrumental fusion on Sitar, by Sita Maiya Rajchal, was launched at a program in the capital today. The CD of the musical album, with 8 tracks, was jointly inaugurated by His Excellency Jayant Prasad, Indian Ambassador to Nepal, and Mr. Prachanda Malla, vice-chancellor of Nepal Academy of Music and Drama,at a function in the auditorium of Nepal Tourism Board today. The album is composed by Joogle Dangol. Dangol is a known name in Nepali music industry. With an experience that spans well over 2 decades, Dangol has composed more than 500 songs and arranged over 2000. Starting at the tender age of 8 years, Sita Maiya Rajchal has been practicing music for last 27 years. Talking Strings is a fusion of typical classical music, with the modern music. This is her second musical album. Rajchal also played a part of the album live for the listeners - which consisted of who's who of Nepali music industry - at the launch. Speaking at the program, Joogle Dangol, composer of the album, said, "We hope the listeners will be able to understand the stories that these musical pieces tell. Despite being instrumental pieces, every musical piece here has a story to tell."

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