A woman from West Bengal is being praised after she created a video of her singing Mozart’s 40th Symphony using Indian classical music notes. Following the virality of the clip, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar also shared the video.
The composition that was created in 1788, and is considered one of Mozart’s most complex. In the video doing the rounds of social media, Samadipta Mukherjee recreates the masterpiece by singing the symphony in Indian swaras.
Mukherjee posted the video to her Facebook page on the occasion of World Music Day on June 21.
Watch the video here:
One of the toughest creations by Mozart was his symphony No. 40 in G minor, K 550, written in 1788. While Mozart’s mastery of music made this symphony unique, Bengal’s Samadipta Mukherjee has been winning hearts with her desi spin on the symphony.
— The Better India (@thebetterindia) June 27, 2020
The video delighted people and many praised Mukherjee’s singing. Take a look at some of the reactions.
Namaskar. Mujhe ye video kisine bheja, is ladki ne mahan Austrian sangeetkar Mozart ki 40th Symphony G Minor ko Bhartiya Sargam mein bahut sudar tarah se gaaya hai. Main isko aashirwad deti hun ki ye ek acchi gaayika bane. pic.twitter.com/J6u2GyWbCD
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) July 6, 2020
Excellent. Never seen or heard anything like this before.
— Algaari (@rajulh123) June 28, 2020
Wow.. Her rendition is superb…. Hats off to her
— Jayanth (@Jayanth75936945) July 2, 2020
Its just mesmerising
— Vaibhav Rastogi (@NickRastogee) June 27, 2020
More impressive and rare than your name itself Samadipta. 😊
— manikghoshal (@manikghoshal1) June 28, 2020
— Swapan Burman (@swapan_burman) June 27, 2020
— ప్రేరణ (@Telugu_Prerana) July 2, 2020
— lapouce (@lapouce) June 28, 2020
Mozart’s 40th symphony, which is composed in G Minor, is also referred to as the “Great G minor symphony”
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