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Forum dedicated to fine arts
Journal, library, teachers' college — the service of Music Academy, the much coveted platform, has many layers.
Cinema

The legends are coming alive
To whet the appetite of the art buffs of the city comes Sathyam Cinema's film festival.

Issues

Why dance finds few takers
Reasons may be several but the fact is classical dance is just not attracting crowds.

Theatre

The brilliant touch of Tyagaraja
Though he was not a pioneer Tyagaraja made his musical plays special.

Miscellany


  • Mini Music festival
  • Lec-dems by mridangists
  • Music guide
  • Anniversary celebrations
  • Seven-day music fest
  • Margazhi Maha Utsavam
  • Music fest
  • Dedicated to composers

    Music

    Food for thought
    Lecture-demonstrations effectively combine education and entertainment.
    A rich repast with several courses
    The musician those days was supported by a full complement of accompanists. A look at the rare instruments.
    Making noise out of music
    Sound system should enhance not hinder a concert.
    When bhakti and melody mingle
    Namasankirtanam that has a wide following finds many avenues during the season.

    Dance

    When tradition is given new dimensions
    Some prefer group productions while some go solo. But dancers, on the whole, seem to have something up their sleeve. CHITRA SWAMINATHAN

    Personality

    Violinist with versatile skills
    Perseverance and genius have combined to elevate violinist Chandrasekaran to the stature of Sangita Kalanidhi.
    Exponent in many ways
    A musician, musicologist, harikatha exponent and a composer, Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar served the cause of Carnatic Music for over six decades, up to the age of 92. He served Sri Thiagaraja Vidwat Samajam in several capacities and was Life ...

    Events

    Retaining the roots amidst globalisation
    Participants at The Hindu Friday Review Music Conference brought the strength of experience combined with distinct individual perspective.



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