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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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The 3nd impression of The Oxford Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music (2009 ed.) is now available. Service and suppliers Recent and former course participants may avail of a not-for-profit service: copies of this book can also be sent as a present …

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Ludwig Pesch, The Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999) is a lengthy introduction to Carnatic music, with a useful chapter on voice training. John Potter and Neil Sorrell, A History of Singing. New York: Cambridge University …

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M.S. Subbulakshmi (1916-2004) in concert, accompanied by the tanpura A Southern music: The Karnatik story By T.M. Krishna, HarperCollins, Rs 699 | Read the full review here >> If a successful and busy Karnatic singer takes time off in order …

The idea of singing birds: A tribute to a vital artistic tradition – Book Review Read More »

To quickly find the information you are looking for, choose from these carnaticstudent.org custom search pages: Up-to-date information from several leading periodicals and other websites Song lyrics    

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Kapila & Sushruta, sons and disciples of Sreevidhya Chandramouli, perform “Sarasiruhasana” (Nata raga, Adi tala); a kriti composed by Puliyur Doresvami. Recorded on the occasion of Dhvani’s Carnatic Composers’ Day 2012 More video contents by Dhvani >>

‘The Small Theatre (Tamil Sittrarangam) is a chamber auditorium specially designed for Indian performing arts. Based on rural architecture, it provides a congenial atmosphere for traditional performers of dance, music and folk arts, and their audience alike.’ From the introductory …

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by Ludwig Pesch | Order details >> “An easy to use reference book forconcert, music class and and home” [about the first edition] – Indian Express, Chennai, 29.8.86 “A neat compilation … ragas mainly used on concert platforms … highly useful as a reference book for listeners in concerts and …

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