The Beauty of Instrumental Music
Music as a whole comprises different elements. In order for a song to turn out a certain way, many factors come into play. Right from the composition, to the lyrics, to the singers, everything needs to align, only then, a song becomes capable of touching the hearts and souls of the audience. But, music is not just about lyrics, it is about the melody, the tunes, and the instruments. And luckily enough, Bollywood is blessed with legendary instrumental artists who have created magic through their art. The thing about instrumental music is that it tends to have a soothing effect on you. And unlike lyrics, instruments do not require you to focus on the song entirely to understand the ideation, instruments speak to your soul wordlessly.
Songs usually convey stories. Stories that depict heartbreak, love, anger, oppression, envy, hatred or triumph. Lyrics tell the stories that the writers want to convey, in short as audiences we do not have the power to interpret the song to our liking. For example, a song with lyrics about a break-up can not be interpreted as a song about world problems or anything else for that matter. Yes, a break-up song will be grasped differently by different people but the core ideation of the song and the emotions that it will evoke, that is anger or sadness would remain the same.
Songs that comprise a series of vocabulary are pretty close-ended. They leave no space for the audience to interpret or give their own relatable meaning to that song. It is almost like a one-sided conversation. Instrumental music, on the other hand, has no words and thus does not restrict the listener to grasp only one meaning to the song. So you and your friend could be listening to some instrumental music, and you would find it to be extremely soothing and would make you think about your first love. Your friend on the other hand might think that the song is about a happy moment and might think about the first time they moved into their new home.
Different Instruments usually depict different emotions and feelings, let’s have a look at what different instruments represent:
- The piano has to be one of the most loved and well-known instruments. And additionally, its been around for centuries. Bartomomeo Cristofori invented this beautiful instrument around the year 1709. Ever since the piano has been considered to be a symbol of unity and social status amongst noble families. A piano usually is considered to represent mellowness and contentment. Along with deep romance.
- French horns also represent nobility. But apart from that, it is also a symbol of accomplishment, loneliness, and solitude.
- The trumpet, trombone, and other brass instruments on the other hand depict excitement and energy.
- String instruments such as the violin, usually depict softness and subtlety but apart from that it also represents fragility, sadness, tranquillity, joyfulness and sometimes even coldness.
- A guitar, on the other hand, signifies a mix of emotions, depending on its subcategory. A distorted guitar might represent anguish, power, aggression and strength. An electric guitar on the other hand symbolises anguish or solitude. While an acoustic guitar usually depicts softer emotions and feelings like humility and contentment.
- A pipe organ represents power, fury, rage, and overwhelming joy.
- A square-wave synth means complexity, chaos, speed, and sophistication.
- A marimba represents happy music and, finally, a solo cello equals sadness
Listen to the Instrumental version of these Bollywood songs, that would talk to your soul wordlessly:
- Ajeeb Dastan: Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
- Tere Mere Beech Mein: Ek Duuje Ke Liye
- Believe in Love: Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
- Chala Jaata Hoon: Mere Jeevan Saathi
- Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli: Anand
- Likhe Jo Khat Tujhe: Kanyadaan
- Chahunga Mein Tujhe: Dosti
- Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha: Anpadh
- Chalte Chalte Yun Hi Koi: Pakeezah
- Baharo Phool Barsao: Suraj
- Pehla Nasha: Jo Jeeta Voh Sikandar
- Lag Ja Gale: Voh Kaun Thi
- Jhilmil Sitaron Ka: Jeevan Mrityu
- Chandni O Meri Chandni: Chandni
- Kaho Na Pyaar Hai: Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
- O Hansini: Zehreela Insaan
- Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana: Aaradhna
- Pyaar Hua Iqraar Hua Hai: Shree 420
Listen to these melodies without interruption with Saregama Carvaan
Saregama Carvaan Musicbar Karaoke
Make the best out of the list of songs mentioned above by playing them on Carvaan Musicbar Karaoke. Yes, it’s a music bar that comes with 2 microphones. So now you can not only enjoy the melody of instrumental music but also unleash the Kishore Kumar or Asha Bhosle from within you with the sing-along mode. It’s an easy-to-use device that can convert and brighten up any regular evening into a fun and musical one. Don’t believe us? Go try it for yourself.
Saregama Carvaan Mini is one of the most portable devices that is extremely convenient to carry. So if you are looking for a device that can fulfil all your musical requirements anytime anywhere, Carvaan Mini is your go-to device. Apart from it being loaded with 351 songs, you can also enjoy unlimited instrumental melodies as you can easily connect it with Bluetooth or USB to any device of your choice. With Saregama Carvaan Mini you can now enjoy a variety of evergreen music created by legends like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Mohamad Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, and Manna Dey, to name a few. Carvaan mini is an ideal all-in-one music player as it has the ability to tune into FM/AM stations as well. To top it all off Saregama Carvaan Mini comes with an amazing battery life of up to 4 hours and strong speakers that can fill an entire room or car.
Saregama Carvaan Mobile is the first ever musical feature phone that is extremely lightweight and portable enough to carry anywhere. It comes with 1500 in-built timeless melodies and for such a small device, the speakers of this phone are pretty loud. So if you are a feature phone enthusiast who also happens to love retro music, Carvaan Mobile is the best option. Instrumental songs are a good choice while going for a jog or a walk, and carrying a Carvaan Mobile along would be the most appropriate choice. Plus, its sturdy body looks vintage and elegant, a wide display screen and it offers a 2500 mAh long-lasting battery. For ease of song selection, the collection of 1500 specially selected and curated superhit, timeless songs are divided into categories based on the names of artists like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, etc. or moods like romance, sadness, and more.
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