Fusion seems to be trendy these days. But a marriage between Western and Indian music in the form of nottuswaras happened several centuries ago.
Browsing: Muthuswami Dikshitar
Dr V Raghavan’s book, on Muthuswami Dikshitar, youngest of the famed Carnatic trinity, is a comprehensive description of the composer’s musical journey as well as life history.
Featuring veteran musicians and emerging talents, the 10-day long Dikishitar Beethoven Melharmony festival raises funds to assist musicians, the community who were the worst affected by the pandemic.
Much of Carnatic literature circle around just three themes; praising, complaints or requests to God. Yet if I am asked whether music or lyrics are more…