Women in Music

The Music & Poetry Project
Chinmayi Tripathi
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Chinmayi Tripathi, is a singer-songwriter based out of New Delhi. She has launched an initiative - The Music & Poetry Project, a tribute to the greatest legends of Indian Literature - Nirala, Mahadevi Verma, Dinkar Shivmangal Singh Suman, Pant, through a musical album based on their timeless poetry. It has been produced through a crowd funding campaign.

The Music Poetry Project is a unique album that takes some of the most precious poems of Hindi and turns them into soulful songs, says Chinmayi. The album comprises of select poems from legendary poets of the modern era, such as Ramdhari Singh Dinkar,Harivash Rai Bachchan, Nirala, Mahadevi Verma, Anamika, Dharmaveer Bharti, Shivmangal Singh Suman, Bhavaniprasad Mishra and Maithilisharan Gupt composed and produced as songs. Some really renowned independent artists are supporting the project through their music such as Baiju Dharmajan, Madhu Mukherjee, Tapas Roy and Joell Mukherjee. Also, some renowned contemporary poets such as Piyush Mishra have contributed to the project through their recitals in addition to the songs.

A singer- song writer and also co-founder at Songdew.com a free, open platform for artists that promotes Independent artists and music through publishing, distribution and promotional opportunities. As a musician, Chinmayi is a trained classical vocalist (trained in Hindustani classical music) and has released 2 music albums with Times Music and Worldwide records.

As an artist, Chinmayi is known for her own original songs that have meaningful lyrics and rich compositions. Chinmayi has received Vishnu Prabhakar Puruskar for her work in music and poetry and was one of the five young achievers awarded by British Youth Awards.

With guest musicians

In association with SAMA Arts Network