Definitions

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  • noun a genre of semi-classical Indian music.

Etymologies

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From Hindi ठुमरी.

Examples

  • Girls and boys dancing kathak, odissi, kuchipudi and of course to Bollywood music, singing thumri, dhrupad, and bhajans.

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  • Then we have a very likeable track in Kanha, a thumri sung by Rekha Bhardwaj with ample support from Shahab, Toshi and Sharib Sabri.

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  • Gauhar Jaan was a phenomenal talent - she could condense the reflective khyal into three minutes for the gramophone and could also remarkably package the romantic thumri.

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  • Girls and boys dancing kathak, odissi, kuchipudi and of course to Bollywood music, singing thumri, dhrupad, and bhajans.

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  • A number of genres, not just khyal and thumri but even sadra, chaturang, qawwalis and ghazals were recorded.

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  • Gauhar Jaan was a phenomenal talent - she could condense the reflective khyal into three minutes for the gramophone and could also remarkably package the romantic thumri.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Gauhar Jaan was a phenomenal talent - she could condense the reflective khyal into three minutes for the gramophone and could also remarkably package the romantic thumri.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • - The Other Song by Dr. Rajan Sankaran, about Rasoolan Bai, an Indian thumri singer, whose memory seems virtually lost to modern India

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  • Through the buzz and scratch of an ancient recording you can still hear the lyricism and heartache come through in Aan baan jiya main lagi (the arrows of love pierce my heart), the thumri Nayak composed and Gauhar sang.

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  • He takes this one in the direction of thumri (light classical entertainment music, usually vocal) stylings.

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