Unlike his Kritis praising Krishna, Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s compositions praising lord Shiva are not popular. But they are unique in many ways.
Chowdiah was equally skilled in solo performances and accompaniment, while his mastery over the phono-violin was appreciated even by his critics, wrote V. S. Namboothiripad, Kerala’s first music critic, in 1954.
Carnatic music could be used as a tool to attain larger goals like spreading ecological awareness or bringing education to all
Featuring artists practising music from different cultures.
Tirukkural, has been set to an innovative presentation and was premiered on Thiruvalluvar day.
Terracotta sculptures have been of increasing interest to musician-dancer-lyricist Sadanam K Harikumar.
violin maestro M S Gopalakrishnan is one among the very few violinists in India who mastered western bowing and fingering technique.
Pianist Anil Srinivasan and Carnatic vocalist Sikkil Gurucharan team up to add to the eclecticism of south Indian classical.
In the second and final part of this interview excerpt from a Tamil interview with Lalitharam, Carnatic musician Seetha Narayanan speaks about her Journey in Madras – the Mecca of Carnatic Music.
Classical musician Sangita Kala Acharya Seetha Narayanan rewinds her musical journey