Saa Re Gaa

It was 1969. My mother gifted this harmonium to my father on their wedding.
With his name engraved in Bengali.

About 40 years later, my mother finally parted with it as a hand-me-down family inheritance. This is more than a scale-changing reed organ; it is a sound box of memories for me.

My first introduction to music, my feeble attempts at music theory, playing tabla with my father while he sang (and I was 3) — all can be traced down to this.

At the time, this was one of the most expensive harmonium money could buy.
Now, it is priceless.

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