Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bhavapriya – An Indelible Identity Carved by Tyagaraja

To begin with, Bhavapriya is: A raga relatively lesser known A raga not having many compositions.  Consequently: A raga relatively rare in concerts But, but, BUT… A raga that has *enormous* potential! The potential of a raga isn’t defined by … Continue reading

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A Colossus Called TRS – Pallavis & Beyond – Part 2

Year – 1982, New Delhi. “What happened?” asks TRS in the midst of the class, “you don’t have your usual stamina today.  What did you have for breakfast before coming here?” I reply hesitatingly, “curd rice…” “I have told you … Continue reading

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