|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Jan 10: J&K Posh Cultural Society released a music album in the form of an audio- video compact disc of Kashmiri songs and titled 'Sonte Wuzaene' sung by well known vocalist Suniana Kaul in an impressive gathering of intellectuals, musicians, singers and artists at Press Club, Jammu today. Prof Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor, Central University, Jammu was the chief guest and Vijay Bakaya, former MLC and Chief Secretary, was the guest of honour on this occasion. Dr R L Shant, veteran writer and Prof Vijay Laxmi, former Principal, GCW were present as special guests. The CD has been dedicated to Late Shamboo Nath Ji Sopori., the Guru of Sunaina Kaul. 'Sounte Wuzaene' is an audio- video album of Kashmiri lyrics, penned by distinguished poets, namely, Shair- e- Kashmir Mehjoor, late Dina Nath Nadim, late Ghulam Rasool Mir and late ML Saqi. All the songs have been composed by the veteran music composer Pt T K Jalali, a renowned musician and Sangeet Guru of J&K state except the lyric of Mehjoor, which has been composed originally by Pt Shambhoo Nath Sopori. The music has been designed by Kuldeep Saproo, Grade- I music composer. Sunaina Kaul, former Prof and Head, Indian Classical Music (Vocal), was born at Anantnag, Kashmir. She did her Schooling at Arya Samaj School and Graduated at Women College, Srinagar. She did her Master's Degree in Music (M Mus.) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.