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Veteran violinist Lalgudi Jayaraman dead

Celebrated violinist and composer Lalgudi Jayaraman, who carved out a niche for himself in the Carnatic music with his unique style, died in Chennai today at the age of 82 after brief illness. He......

Carnatic singer Nithyashree's husband commits suicide

Popular Carnatic vocalist Nithyashree's husband Mahadevan on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a river in the city, in a blow to her amid the annual music season, in which she is......

PIX: Remembering Thyagaraja, the legend of Carnatic music

Over 100 Carnatic musicians from all over Mumbai converged at the Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekharendra Saraswati auditorium on January 13 for a rendition of the Pancharatna Kritis of Saint......

Wanted to be a doctor, became Carnatic star

Shobha Warrier interacts with Carnatic star Padma Shri Sudha Raghunathan, one of the busiest and the most accomplished singers. It's that time of the year again when the cool air in Chennai......

'Pattammal had so much ability and humility'

Dr Balamurali Krishna, a Carnatic music legend, remembers D K Pattammal, another legend and a trail-blazer who passed into the ages on Thursday As she was much senior to me, I grew up listening to......

Carnation Auto forays into premium car servicing

Carnation Auto, a multi-brand car service initiative by ex-Maruti Suzuki chief Jagdish Khattar, on Thursday launched a servicing facility for premium cars in Gurgaon in association with Fiat Group......

DC Design, Carnation tie up for mass segment

Jagdish Khattar-promoted Carnation, a multi-brand car sales and servicing network, and the Dilip Chhabria-owned car design boutique DC Design have entered into a joint venture that will help the......

Jagdish Khattar starts car servicing business

Carnation, the multi-brand car servicing major, has announced plans to roll out its own brand of auto spare parts by mid-2010. "We'll be launching our own brand of genuine car spare parts," said......

Foreign flowers bloom in India

After cuisine, it's foreign flowers which have hit the desi market in a big way. Carnation cuttings, bright Gerberas, Poinsettias, Alstroemeria and orchids, the demand for all these is growing in......

AIR to launch two music channels

All India Radio has decided to launch two 24-hour music channels exclusively for Carnatic and Hindustani Classical music from July, Brijeshwar Singh, director general, AIR said on Wednesday. The......

PIX: Rahman's nephew GV Prakash Kumar gets engaged

Music composer GV Prakash Kumar got engaged to Carnatic singer Saindhavi on June 26 at the Raintree Hotel in Chennai. G V Prakash is the son of A R Rahman's elder sister, A R Reihana, and has......

Happy to see a lullaby get recognised at Oscars: Jayashri

Carnatic vocalist Bombay Jayashri, who is the only Indian this year to be nominated for an Oscar for Life of Pi, says she is thrilled to see her simple lullaby get recognised at the Academy Awards.......

Margazhi Ragam: First of its kind

At first, Aghal Movies' Tamil film Margazhi Ragam may seem like a random collection of Carnatic concert compositions put together in a vaguely interesting fashion. The genius behind the feature is......

Now, a Carnatic Idol!

With music-based reality shows like Indian Idoland Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge getting extremely popular on television, Carnatica (started by well known carnatic musicians S Soumya and K N......

Of Bhool Bhulaiya, and a classic dumbed down

The setting was changed. South India became North India. Carnatic music became Hindustani. Bharat Natyam turned into Kathak. Manichitrathazhu became Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Rated as one of the best-ever......

Commonwealth Games opening to have spiritual touch

The opening ceremony of the Delhi Commonwealth Games, at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, on October 3, will have a spiritualtouch.Azaan,Vedic and Buddhist chants will be played in the background as......
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Seshadri Srinivasan
Q. Which is more difficult? Hindustani or Carnatic music?
Seshadri Srinivasan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-more-difficult-hindustani-or-carnatic-music/27388329/answers/

Glamour Doll
Q. Can Dogs prevent Elephants from moving ahead ?
Glamour Doll:  A. Nothing is DIFFICULT........if Properly LEARNED !! : )) more

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Nauty
Q. What type of songs you usually prefer to listen ??
Nauty:  A. How can you get four suits for a dollar?', Buy a deck of cards.How do dinosaurs pay their bills?With Tyrannosaurus checks.What do you call a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-type-of-songs-you-usually-prefer-to-listen-/27124641/answers/27148135

Bhuvana
Q. of all musical instruments shehanai sounds to be too auspicious...........what instrument do you love to listen when thr is no lyrics.......and its only music.......:-))
Bhuvana:  A. carnatic songsdevotionalsmelody songs more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/of-all-musical-instruments-shehanai-sounds-to-be-too-auspici/26841786/answers/27124648

sona
Q. Which television show you like and don't like to see???
Sona:  A. nadhasuram and thavil which also play the lyrics. a beautiful and majestic instrument a part of carnatic music. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-television-show-you-like-and-dont-like-to-see/26799387/answers/26841842

  Web results for Carnatic
Madras gets many likes

An old gramophone spins merrily, followed by fishermen carrying baskets of fresh catch then the camera moves to capture the frothy waves crashing... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/madras-gets-many-likes/article6257976.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Saluting lives dedicated to music

Vaikom Vijayalakshmi's journey in music began soon after she learned to speak. At the age of two and a half years, sitting in her then residence in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/saluting-lives-dedicated-to-music/article6256623.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Haridasa compositions are rendered with rousing fervour

BANGALORE: Maruthi Prasad and R Chandrika bring high energy and exemplary musicianship to the lovely compositions of Vyasaraya and Vadiraja... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Haridasa-compositions-are-rendered-with-rousing-fervour/2014/07/28/article2352618.ece
Love bridges the age gap

KOCHI: Hema was living with her aunt and uncle, while she was doing her pre-degree course at the Krishna Menon Memorial government women's college... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Love-bridges-the-age-gap/2014/07/28/article2351551.ece
A house that resonates with history

This is not just a house. This is history in lime and mortar and wood. The walls of this house resonate with stories of people who lived there and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/downtown/gautham-asharam-house-where-bharati-tilak-gandhi-stayed/article6252165.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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