Nirratan Halder |
Sep 02, 2022 23:10:26
One common complaint about the younger generation is that they are tech savvy at the expense of emotional attachment, sensitivity, and overall quality of mind. In other words, young people are becoming more and more impersonal and robotic. Digital The majority of those who have mastered his gadgets have found great success in their careers, but some simply rely on such gadgets and become servants of the latter.
Where things go wrong is the point where visuals take over hearing and reading books and listening to the best works of classical music take a backseat to action-packed movies and rock and roll music. “very boring and monotonous”, and even Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and Tchaikovsky are not to their liking. Band music seems appealing to them. Even the days of John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson are outdated for them. From Mick Jagger to Madonna and many of today’s vocalists, their craze isn’t about falling in love, it’s mostly about keeping up with the latest trends. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift. , Adele have all topped the charts, and new generations of viewers are likely to be captivated by both their visual and aural charm.
Do you need a visual aid to enjoy the essence of music? The unsaid is more fascinating than the said, if you have a hint. It is the imagination, the creation of the composer, lyricist and singer, but also of the listener. The image may vary from listener to listener, yet may still maintain a universal stream of consciousness. Listening to extraordinary songs and music, especially in classical genres, is an experience of something spiritual or sobering to the extent that it transports one to a world where stillness and tranquility reign supreme.
In this way, music can act as a therapy to counteract the excitement of hyperactive music, where the high notes of drums and various instruments press on the eardrum. Insight brings us into the reality of life in a new sense that has long been avoided, even though it was so commonplace in the world. It flashes suddenly.
People are in a hurry everywhere these days. They just want instant excitement, and he has made such arrangements without thinking about the consequences of film and music/song, two popular art forms. But movies, songs, music, and paintings have always played a pioneering role in elevating the human experience from one level to the next, until education and enlightenment reach the spiritual and divine.
Are new generations feeling the urge to connect with nature and what is called divinity? Audiences also felt a connection with God in the sense that they brought our art into an otherworldly dimension.
Admittedly, not everyone enjoys raga, but the atmosphere created by classical music (both Eastern and Western) casts a spell that helps transcend the known world into the yet unexperienced. . The question is whether the momentary excitement is close to an enlightening experience of the soul.
Right now, a generation that is savvy with cutting-edge technology and handles digital devices efficiently loses its soul to something that helps them gain material comfort. The urge for material gain is destroying the earth’s resources at a rate that it cannot be replenished. Signs are almost everywhere. Nature has struck back and nations around the world are facing unprecedented problems and disasters. The time has come for people to listen to their souls. To do that, we need to develop insights from the inside.
Correction: Due to a technical glitch, last week’s feature was titled incorrectly. It should be “tradition and culture derailed”.