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Interview with filmmaker Beeban Kidron, plus exclusive clips from her new film. Sex, Death and the Gods explores the complex world of India’s devadasi, girls devoted to a goddess and then sold for sex at puberty | Lindsay Poulton and Joanna …

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The Goddess Mariyamman in Music and in Sociology of Religion by Pia Srinivasan Buonomo & S. A. Srinivasan >>

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Martin Spaink (Amsterdam) has earned a name for himself as a leading tanpura expert. Read more on the finer points of tanpura playing, stringing, tuning, maintenance, restoration and playing techniques: fine-tuning of a tanpura Debate on “Meta Tuning Of Tanpura“ e-mail: martinspaink@yahoo.com

Source: Music Research Newsletter – 44 5 November 2018 Contact Us: Arati Rao, Vidya Jayaraman and N. Ramanathan email: mrlibrary.adm@gmail.com SHAMSA Database Link: goo.gl/o8rwBx Category: Sources of Research Brief: The following is a database uploaded by the scholar Katherine Butler Schofield to the website …

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Search more online periodicals and websites instantly The Carnaticstudent.org custom search engine has been updated for the benefit of students, scholars, teachers and music lovers. Find out more here >>

Courtesy: email by online tool-developer Arthur Carabott (UK), 18 March 2017 Generally the rules are: – for any syllable there must be at least one consonant followed by at least one vowel – Any brackets must match, so if you have …

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“Unity in Diversity, Antiquity in Contemporary Practice? South Indian Music Reconsidered” by Ludwig Pesch (Amsterdam) in Music – Politics – Identity published by Goettingen University Music always mirrors and acts as a focal point for social paradigms and discourses surrounding political …

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by John Stratton Hawley Interview in The Hindu (January 10, 2016): “A Storm of Songs examines how devotional songs such as padams mingled with the abhangs, how the Dalit narrative and Sufi music found an outlet in creating the network called the Bhakti movement. …

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