Palghat Raghu was, throughout his career spanning six decades, known for the intellectual content of his mridangam playing, as he never settled for mediocrity.
There never was and it is highly improbable that there ever will be another flautist to equal him in sheer brilliance, virtuosity, creativity and evocative genius, capable of transporting listeners to an out-of-the-world experience, when he was in his element.
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