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

A Southern music: The Karnatik story By T.M. Krishna, HarperCollins, Rs 699 If a successful and busy Karnatic singer takes time off in order to write reflections on South Indian or “Karnatic” music, the book release function is bound to be met with considerable interest. […] He pays tribute to the tambura (the tanpura) as “the life-giver, the soul …

Melakarta raga application

12 positions are available in the South Indian 72 mela systemto learn more, read the following explanations Source © Ludwig Pesch under theCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License A scale – mēla in Carnatic or thāt in Hindustani music – isn’t a raga yet: it is no more than an imaginary arrangement of notes for the …

aiume – Adapting Indian Universals in Music Education

We design activities that enrich the lives of children, young people and adults: Melodious music and captivating rhythms in which to immerse ourselves joyfully and spontaneously; with self-confidence yet always together. Indian music fosters intercultural collaboration. Each facet lends itself to being adapted so as to reach out even to those for whom making music had so far seemed a distant dream. We …

Pia Srinivasan – Veröffentlichungen

Initiatorin von Sangitam ist Pia Srinivasan (Neapel/Reinbek). Sie hat viele Jahre bei Rajeswari Padmanabhan in Madras Vina (Laute) gelernt, sowie Gesang und Geige bei bekannten Musikern. Für die Archive des Ethnologischen Museums in Berlin hat sie zahlreiche live Konzerte und Musikunterricht in Madras zu Forschungszwecken aufgenommen und dokumentiert. Veröffentlichungen Kommentar zum Doppelalbum Musik für Vina, …

Sangitam Institut für südindische klassische Musik

Kursangebote und Workshops für Laien, Musiker und Pädagogen von Dr. Pia Srinivasan Grundkurs (Hörverständnis) Gesang Tambura (Bordun-Laute) Raga – Theorie Aufbaukurse Vina (Laute) Pullankulal (Bambus-Querflöte) Perkussion: Tala, Konakkol (rhythmische Solmisation sowie verschiedene Perkussionsinstrumente) Intensiv-Workshops Informationen auf Englisch >> Wenn Sie Freude daran haben, eine besondere Art des kreativen Musizierens zu erlernen; wenn Sie neugierig sind, die …

Concerto conferenza di musica Indiana a Napoli – Italian review

Concerto-conferenza di musica indiana di Pia Buonomo Srinivasan Centro yoga Satyananda di Napoli , aprile 2001 di Liz Letizia Anche in questo aprile, come nello scorso anno, il Centro yoga Satyananda di Napoli ha ospitato il concerto-conferenza di musica indiana di Pia Buonomo Srinivasan. Il programma era diviso in due parti: la prima parte dedicata …

Vidya Shankar

Vainika, vocalist, musicologist annd teacher Vidya Shankar (1919-2010) was taught by Sabhesa Iyer, Sabhapathi Iyer, Syama Sastry (descendant of the composer), and T.L. Venkatarama Iyer. Vidya Shankar was Founder-Director of “Parampara” Association for the Preservation of Classical Carnatic Music and authored many articles and several books: Saint Tyagaraja’s Divya-Nama Keertanas Aesthetic and Scientific Values in Carnatic …

TR Sundaresan

T. R. Sundaresan (Chennai) is a versatile percussionist with “A-grade” ranking at the national Indian broadcasting service (All India Radio). He performs several South Indian percussion instruments with equal virtuosity: Mridangam (the double-sided main drum of Carnatic music), Ghatam (claypot), Kanjira (small tambourine), Morsing (Jew’s harp) and Konnakkol (rhythmic solmisation) T. R. Sundaresan’s mridangam was soft, …