An interactive music teaching video featuring a traditional Bengali song brought to you by Gouri Choudhury, a professional singer and music teacher who shares her admiration and passion for this traditional song.
Newham Music is proud of the diverse community and we take every chance we get to celebrate our home. This June, for Newham Heritage Month, we are producing a series of interactive videos featuring traditional songs from some the different cultures that make our borough a unique and diverse home for many.
Take 6 minutes to watch our video and learn from professional singer and music teacher how to sing a traditional song from Bangladesh written by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
Ekla Chalo Re
Go Your Own Way Alone
যদি তোর ডাক শুনে কেউ না আসে তবে একলা চলো রে x2
Jodi tor dak shune keu na ashe tobe ekla cholo re x2
একলা চলো একলা চলো একলা চলো একলা চলো রে
তবে (first time only)
ekla cholo, ekla cholo, ekla cholo, ekla cholo re
tobe (first time only)
What traditional songs do our families and communities sing that bind us together through joyful or solemn times? What songs are you singing now?
Would you like to share your family’s memories through song?
We would love to hear from you!
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