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PRASAD STUDIO was reverberant with the sound of the generator van. Director Dharani was on the sets directing the lead pair Vijay and Trisha. Dance master Raju Sundaram was briefing them on the dance steps. The song was played and the lead ...
"SABESA NAYAKI... ," emotions surged forth in the form of a song from the lips of Dr. V.V. Srivatsa. The song was addressed to Devi Kantimati of Tirunelveli. It was on a plaintive note. Not surprising, for Srivatsa was in a disturbed frame of ...
Dedicated to Dikshitar
KALLIDAIKURICHI MAHADEVA Bhagavatar was a Srividya Upasaka hailing from the Paramapara of Sri Bhaskara Rayar. His devotion to the Goddess and Sri Muthuswami Dikshitar were like his lifeline. He was a prime disciple of Vedanta Bhagavatar, with ...
Dikshitar kritis rendered well
CARNATICA BROTHERS Sashikiran and P. Ganesh had done their homework for their Hamsadhwani concert comprising Dikshitar kritis. Correct diction and splitting of words without distorting the meaning and using only time-tested sangatis put the ...
Bharati goes Western
AGSAR PAINTS, 1/F, Ammaiammal Street, Ayyavoo Colony, Aminjikarai, Chennai-600 029 (Ph: 2363 0679; 2363 1864; 2363 3727), has recently come out with "Manadhil Bharathi," an audiocassette and CD of Bharatiyar's songs, set to film music by composer ...
She is a connoisseur's delight
She was a mathematics teacher. But Malini Rajurkar was not destined to stay with theorems. A scholarship directed her life into Hindustani classical music. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN writes...
Passion for namasankirtanam
HERE IS a man totally devoted to namasankirtanam. Thanjavur Thiagaraja Bhagavathar was born in the family of the guru of Saint Tyagaraja - Sonti Venkataramaniah, and he had great interest in namasankirtan right from his early age of eight. ...
CSC Cassettes KAC 0055 Fusion Rhythm of Earth Vikku Vinayakram and Kevin Chemirani Rs. 50. VIKKU VINAYAKARAM, ghatam wizard, has recorded an audio cassette in the company of Kevin Chemirani and others ...
Accent on aesthetics
IF MUSIC'S beauty resides in those melodic interpretations of ragas and kirtanas which leave a lasting impression or impact on the human mind, this aspect was in abundance in the cutcheri of Ranjani and Gayatri at the end of a function organised ...
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