Chitraanjali is a documentary about the forgotten story of Polish artist Stefan Norblin (1892-1952), who found safe haven in India during WW2. It follows the journey of the Polish painter, who worked for the royal families of Morvi, Ramgarh and Jodhpur in Pre-Independence India. Directed by polish fimmaker Malgorzara Skiba.
This album is the music used in the film which consists of some original soundtracks and some rare compositions by Tritha from her early days of music in her life.
There is also a famous Rabindrananth Tagore song “Aami cheeni go cheeni” and thanx to SareGama India, a new version of “Babuji Dheere Chalna” from the Aar Paar movie which is used in the “Bombay” art-deco sequence.
released 09 September 2012
Tritha – Lead vocals, Opera voices, Tibetan bowl, Tanpura, Percussions
Piano – Pradyumna Singh Manot
Violin – Bipin Ranjan Maitra
Indian Flute – Christophe Lartillot
Saxophone – Ritwik Banerji
Guitar and Sequencing for Track14– Rajkumar Sengupta
Guitar for Track 15 & backing vocals – Paul Schneiter
Sound Effects for Track 10, 11& 13 – Malgorzata Skiba
Tracks 3 – recorded by Agni Akkitam, Paris
Track 5 – Live recording from Tritha’s concert in Paris 2011, excerpt
Tracks 9, 11 – Live recording by Nick Atkins @ Morchang Studios, Jaipur
All other tracks recorded and mixed by – Srijeet & Tirthankar Majumdar @ Studio Sound House Blues, Kolkata
Sincere thanx to Saregama India Ltd. for the permission to re-record the song “Babuji Dheere Chalna” from the film “Aar Paar” by Guru Dutt, 1954
Album compilation: Tritha Sinha & Malgorzata Skiba
Audio CD mastering: S. Manoharan
Executive album producer: DAYDREAMS for Embassy of Republic of Poland in New Delhi
© Tritha Sinha 2011. All rights reserved.
Music and score licensed for documentary to National Audiovisual Institute & Embassy of Republic of Poland in New Delhi