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Now, a book on compositions of Dr S. Ramanathan
SINGAPORE, April 2: A book on ‘Compositions of Sangita Kalanidhi Dr S. Ramanathan’ has just been released.

Compiled by R. Banumathy, daughter and disciple of Dr. Ramanathan, the book was soft-launched here.

The book is published by Alapana Arts, Singapore, which is founded by Ms. Banumathy.

The book was soft-launched by Prof. Ty Constant, who is a professor at the YST Conservatory of Music at the National University of Singapore. He teaches world music.

It is a compilation of 37 compositions comprising 2 lakshana varnams, 8 tana varnams, 26 kritis in adi/ rupakam/ khanda chapu/ misra chapu talas and a thillana in adi talam thisra gati.

The book contains both Tamil as well as English versions (one after the other) of each of the compositions arranged in the order of varnams, kritis & a thillana.

All the compositions are notated in English and Tamil.