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VIEWS - Archive 2009
When Karambithlu is bursting with vitality By Chinmayee
There is this niggling worry in the minds of many. Are our traditional values reaching the younger generation at all? This question props up often in any discussion forum. For any one who was a witness to the recent event at Karambithlu in the village Nidle, this worry is unfounded.
Sri Shyama Shastry's swarajathi - a primer on Bhairavi By Vidya Subramanian
This article attempts to study Sri Shyama Shastry's masterpiece swarajathi beginning with the lyrics, "Kamakshi anudinamu.". This composition is set to Misra chapu thalam and has a sedate kala pramanam or tempo.
Remembering veena Chittibabu By Durga Krishnan
I was at the Music Academy this morning (December 30, 2008) as they have dedicated this day to the memory of the veena maestro late Chittibabu.
A lec-dem by Anil Srinivasan and Sikkil Gurucharan By Vatsala Kamat
It was a tryst with music and history. Through a lecture demonstration (lec-dem) titled Harmonics (Voice and Piano) on 13th December held at the Vinyasa Art Gallery, Anil Srinivasan (piano) and Sikkil Gurucharan (carnatic vocal) took the small yet discerning audience through the evolution of harmonics.
MLV, Music & Marghazi By Sudha Jagannathan
She may have gone into the pages of history. Yet, Madras Lalithangi Vasanthakumari, affectionately called as MLV (July 3, 1928 - October 31, 1990), even today retains a very special place in Carnatic music world.
Music Circle in Chandra Lay-out Bengaluru makes waves By T.M.Anantharaman
The music that emerges from this basement means much more to rasikas in Bengaluru's Chandra Layout. It is Carnatic music which was described and defined by one of India's finest musicians thus: "Karne atathi ethi Karnataka" i.e. that which pleases the ear is Carnatic music.
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