Hamish Hossain

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Hamish (Hém-Ish) Hossain (b. 1987) is an Indian composer of instrumental and electroacoustic music. He was born in Calcutta, West Bengal, into a multicultural family of Sikh, Jewish and Persian origins.[no citations needed here]

Background

Hamish Hossain received an Anglo-Indian education at St. James' School, Calcutta. While still living in Calcutta, he held various musical posts, including Teacher of Theory, Piano, Aural Skills and Piano Accompanist at the Calcutta School of Music (2005-2008); Music Director at Calcutta Girls' High School (2005-2007); Curriculum Music Teacher at Union Chapel School (2006-2007); solo pianist at the Oberoi Grand Hotel (2006-2010); and Peripatetic Singing Teacher at the Future Foundation School (2007-2008).

As a composer, he was largely self-taught at first, since composition lessons were not available in Calcutta. But in 2010, Hamish Hossain moved to Paris to study composition at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional.[1]

Compositions

  • 2015: "Homme-omini" - 3'00 - fixed media
  • 2014: "…d'ailleur, d'où venez-vous ?" - 7'00 - string trio (with optional part for soundtrack)
  • 2013: "A darshan in …d'où ?" - 7'00 - flute trio and soundtrack
  • 2013: "It shouldn't be this way" - 2'00 - fixed media
  • 2012: "Serpente des premiers temps" - 3'00 - violin
  • 2012: "à x. (Hommage à Xenakis)" - 1'00 - fixed media
  • 2012: "Pratihanana" - 4'00 - fixed media
  • 2011: "Water Talk" - 2'32 - fixed media
  • 2011: "Mantra" - 6'41 - fixed media
  • 2011: "Readings" - 2'38 - fixed media
  • 2011: "Caged One" - 2'00 - fixed media
  • 2010: Film score for "Late in the Night" (Raat koto holo),[2] which includes a "Lament for bass clarinet".
  • 2005: "The Jungle Story: Mowgli Returns", a musical based on Rudyard Kipling's novel, features music by Hamish Hossain and Neel Adhikari.[3]

Awards

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