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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......

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
The art of dance

Winning awards is a way of life for Alarmel Valli, one of the superstars in the classical dance firmament in the country. She has just been... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/the-art-of-dance/23965/
Even at 70, mridangam artiste doesn't miss a beat

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu N.S. Rajam began learning the instrument at the age of eight and has been performing since she... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chen-society/even-at-70-mridangam-artiste-doesnt-miss-a-beat/article6731084.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
High Energetic Music from Hip Hop Tamizha

The music of the much awaited movie "Aambala" has been released. The audio launch function of the movie was held in Chennai and was attended by... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/aambala-music-review-high-energetic-music-hip-hop-tamizha-audio-618455
Music of Manodharma

CHENNAI: As a protege of Lalgudi Jayaraman, she is convinced that one can learn the nuances and absorb mano- dharama sangeetham of music better, if... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Music-of-Manodharma/2014/12/27/article2589758.ece
Graceful Swaras by the Trio

CHENNAI: The faultless vision of classicism, which Malladi brothers Sri Ram Prasad and Ravi Kumar posses, emulating their father Malladi Suri Babu,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Graceful-Swaras-by-the-Trio/2014/12/27/article2589764.ece

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