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The legends are coming alive
To whet the appetite of the art buffs of the city comes Sathyam Cinema's film festival.
Why dance finds few takers
Reasons may be several but the fact is classical dance is just not attracting crowds.
The brilliant touch of Tyagaraja
Though he was not a pioneer Tyagaraja made his musical plays special.
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.
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
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 ...
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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