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Kerala mridangam artist sets new Guinness record

Young mridangam artist Kuzhalmannam G Ramakrishnan of Kerala on Saturday set a new Guinness record in percussion instruments by playing the mridangam non-stopfor over 84 hours.Ramakrishnan......

'Guruji is immortal like his music'

Family, students, fans and friends pay tribute to the legend of Pandit Ravi Shankar 'Just do music' said guruji, and I am here today just because of him. There was a point in my life when I was not......

Are the Chinese 'better' parents?

'Are we losing this race too? Will the Chinese outstrive us, even if they don't outsmart us?' asks B S Prakash.Comparisons between the Chinese and us are a fact of our life today and seem......

National Heritage award for Bharata Natyam artiste

Kamala Lakshmi Narayanan, popularly known as Kumari Kamala during her early career in India, last month became the first Bharata Natyam artist in the United States to receive the prestigious......

Padma Bhushan for Aamir, Padma Shri for Sehwag

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has been selected for the 'Padma Bhushan' award on the occasion of 60th Republic Day.Cricketer Virendra Sehwag and Badminton star Saina Nehwal have been chosen for......

From Rs 2 a day to Rs 500,000 a month!

He had to start working in a music shop repairing mridangam, tabla, etc, at the age of seven, not only because of his love for music but to help his mother keep the kitchen fires burning. Today,......

Bappi Lahiri: Almost every song seems inspired today

Music composer-singer Bappi Lahiri offers a sneak peek into what to expect in his US concerts this month.With 465 films in four decades, and his recent chart-busting duet Ooh La La with Shreya......

Review: Songs of Tamil cowboys

The very cover of the audio CD of Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam (The Fearsome Lion of Iron Fort) is delightful. It has a cute pop-up of the all the characters dressed in lurid cowboy fashion,......

Puthiya Mukham: Violence doesn't work

It is more than a decade since a shy teenager named Prithviraj made his first public appearance just before his first film Nandanam as a bearded boy-man. Now, ten years later, in his new Malayalam......

Perspectives from a legend

For Ustad Zakir Hussain, April 29 -- when he presents the final concert in his five-show Perspectives at Carnegie Hall, New York -- is very special. His father, the late Ustad Alla Rakha, would......

Uliyin Osai, only for Ilayaraja's fans

After quite a break, we have again a romantically aligned historical movie, Uliyin Osai (The Sound of a Chisel) based on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Kalaignar M Karunanidhi's work Sarappallam......

  People speak for mridangam

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Nauty
Q. Which of the following instruments is of Indian origin? Tabla Mridangam Sitar Violin
Nauty:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-the-following-instruments-is-of-indian-origin---tab/26755698/answers/

tapas kumar
Q. mridang ek badya yantra hai. wo kahan par use hota hai?
Tapas Kumar:  A. Mridangam more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mridang-ek-badya-yantra-hai.-wo-kahan-par-use-hota-hai/25009960/answers/26755731

tarannum
Q. do u knw how 2 play any musical instrument ?
Tarannum:  A. first of all the correct name is mridangamused mainly in Carnatic music concerts also Mridangam is used as an accompanying instrument in Yakshagana...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-knw-how-2-play-any-musical-instrument-/24998477/answers/25010004

sur
Q. If your life had a soundtrack what songs would be on it?
Sur:  A. Yes, I love to play Mridangam on heads, if they r cleanly shaved :P more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-your-life-had-a-soundtrack-what-songs-would-be-on-it/24732541/answers/24998526

sur
Q. My child has broken few set of Tablas and now demanding for a big Mridangam which ha cant hold even properly being so small -- He is so stubborn that he stopped eating -- What should I do ?
Sur:  A. what's the age of your child, because if he has broken so many tablas, it means he is too small and can be easily goaded into buying some cheaper variety of mridangam more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/my-child-has-broken-few-set-of-tablas-and-now-demanding-for-/24732541/answers/20200667

  Web results for Mridangam
Storm on The Musical Waves

W hat would happen if the best of musicians from some of the top music bands came together to form a band? Melody gets transformed with an amazing... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/Storm-on-The-Musical-Waves/2014/04/20/article2174182.ece
Thumps of success

Skilled artisan: Varadan runs one of the oldest mridangam repair shops in Mylapore. Photo: M. Srinath The Hindu Honour: Varadan show the citation... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/downtown/thumps-of-success/article5928278.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Enthralling evenings

The resonance of the musical streams of both north and south India was created through a string performance at the Vivekananda Hall of the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140419/jsp/opinion/story_18253787.jsp
The songs they are singing…

There is music afoot in the city. is a symphony of a different kind. Sound of Crashing cymbals blend with soft notes of the violin. An electric... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/the-songs-they-are-singing/article5925897.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Karnataka Sangh Matunga organizes thematic dance

Rons Bantwal Daijiworld Media Network - Mumbai Mumbai, Apr 18: Nrityanjali Fine Arts Academy, Kandivali staged a thematic presentation portraying... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=229628

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