Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Ratnahar-A series of Archival Recordings at AIR Pune
AIR Pune has started a composite programme based in rich heritage of archival recordings,names"Ratnahar".Since 2nd October 1953,we are fortunate to record renowned personalties in all fields in Pune. We are proud to have valuable musical collection in light music and choral music,in addition to classical one.
In the first episode we have included interview of Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve,who was the first Bhatrat Ratna Winner in Maharashtra,for his work in womens'education and social work.In 1958,at the age of 100years he received the award and we recorded him in the same year.For the feature'Years of Struggle and Fulfilment',which was produced for National level,Maharshi Karve was interviewed by renowned marathi writter Shakuntala Paranjape.
You can listen the recording by clicking HERE.
Some of the important broadcast in the series are
1. "Memories of Lokmanya Tilk"by Senapati Bapat who worked as a writer for Lokmanya Tilak before his imprisonment in Mandale.
2.Memories by Sudhir Phadke,well known singer and music director who was actively involved in the freedom fight of Dadra Nagar Haveli.
3. Interview with Captain Laxmi Sehgal who accompanied Subhash Chandra Bose in freedom fight.
'Ratnahar'-A complete composite programme based on archival recordings of spoken word and music is presented by Pratima Kulkarni,Sr. Announcer.It is broadcast on every Wednesday at 08.40 a.m.
Contributed By: Pratima Kulkarni,Sr. Announcer,AIR Pune.