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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......

The 'veshti' culture and code

The veshti controversy in Tamil Nadu is not about the dress -- but a dress-code, which seems permissible in private homes and offices, but not in private clubs that are open only to well-heeled,......

'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......

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,......

Why Germany should be India's best partner in Europe

Germany, as the locomotive of Europe, has much to teach India in manufacturing and process management, says Rajeev Srinivasan. November 9 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin......

Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan pay tribute to 'Abbaji,' U Srinivas

Noted Indian musicians came together to pay tribute to Ustad Alla Rakha on his 15th death anniversary, by staging a grand performance at Shanmukhananda Hall, in Sion, central Mumbai. A look at......

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......
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Kishan Maharaj's 7th death anniversary

The person who can be regarded the 'doyen' of tabla of the modern era, is none other than Pt. Kishan Mahaharaj. Born into a family of trained... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/kishan-maharajs-7th-death-anniversary/1/433560.html
A day at the Bhavan's Cultural Centre

By: Mamta Sagar Here, day breaks listening to the rhythm of classical music and dance. People from all ages, ethnicities visit this place to 'know... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/bhavans-cultural-centre/articleshow/47141629.cms
Good response to Carnatic music competitions

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Students taking part in Carnatic music competition organised by Salem Sangeetha Vidvath Sabha in Salem... ...

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Women and their instruments

At the age of 5, when Rimpa Siva told her father Pandit Swapan Siva, a respected tabla player in Kolkata, that she wanted him to teach her, he... ...

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Carna-Tech SongsTake Centrestage

When the words carnatic, mridangam and kanjira come together in a concert­­, one might be curious to find out who the vocalist or perhaps a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Carna-Tech-SongsTake-Centrestage/2015/05/02/article2792681.ece

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