“Cosmic Order, Cosmic Play: An Indian Approach to Rhythmic Diversity”

Music by T.R. SundaresanConcept by Ludwig PeschInspired by a conversation on the subject of ‘korvai’ with the late Sangita Vidwan S. Rajam Originally published in 2001 by KIT Publishers in Rhythm, A Dance in Time by Elisabeth den Otter (ed.) in conjunction with the exhibition titled “Ritme, dans van de tijd” at the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam …

Video | Jati (konnakkol) exercise for intercultural education

I am working on a new composition for a singer, to be premiered in the States which is based on the Indian Konnakol (rhythms). I am also working on arrangements as well as original compositions for chinese orchestra (with Jeremy Monteiro) and bands. […] Growing up in Singapore meant that influences from different cultures were …

Vidyaamagna: webinar & online lessons

WEBINAR – THE AESTHETICS OF VARNAM IN KARNATIC MUSIC Sat, 30 July | 2 pm – 3.30 pm (BST) / 6.30pm (IST)  | £10 STELLA SUBBIAH (Artist Development Lead, Bhavan London) In conversation with LUDWIG PESCH (Author of The Oxford Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music) VIGNESH ISHWAR (Musician) Today, as in the remote …

Pallavi | A musical tribute to Dr Pia & Prof SA Srinivasan – Sannidi Academy of Music and Arts

This concise vocal composition (pallavi) by Vidvan TR Sundaresan pays tribute (namaste) two outstanding personalities in this field:Dr. Pia Srinivasan & Prof. SA Srinivasan whose affection (priya) and discerning patronage (rasika) of the language of music (sangīta sāhitya) could hardly be expressed better than through music itself